The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking: How to Hand Sew Georgian Gowns and Wear Them With Style by Lauren Stowell (Author), Abby Cox (Author). Lauren Stowell and Abby… Read More
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
Raised spotted muslin underdress, with loose sleeves. Gold necklace, and York tan gloves. The repository of arts by Rudolph Ackermann.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Nathan the Wise. The action takes place during the Third Crusade (1189-1192) during a truce in Jerusalem. The work has as main topics the humanism and tolerance ideas of the Enlightenment.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
Mary Stuart is a classic drama by Friedrich Schiller. The tragedy was first performed at the Weimar Court Theater on June 14, 1800.
Manfred is the title of a dramatic poem by Lord Byron. It is one of the most important work of the whole romantic era.