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Fashions For August.

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Fashions For August.
Additional title: Full dress for visits.
Voigt, Lewis Towson (Artist)
Roberts, William (b. ca. 1829) (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- 1850s -- American

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-185-Am
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1850-1859
Dresses -- United States -- 1850-1859
Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1850-1859
Content: Printed on border: "Furnished by Mr. G. Brodie, 51 Canal-street, New York, and drawn from actual articles of costume." "Figure 1.--Visiting dress.--Drawn bonnet of tulle and blonde, with insertions of taffeta. The brim is composed of a transparent border, an inch wide, made of silk tulle bouillonnée, round a narrow border of white satin; this bouillonnée is covered by a fullish blonde, then three pink taffeta insertions drawn at each edge; and lastly, a tulle bouillonnée with blonde over it. The crown is tulle covered with blonde, forming a rosette in the middle of the crown; two rows of blonde wind round the rosette, the vandyked edges of the latter reaching the last taffeta insertion. The ornament on each side is composed of a bunch of bows and ends of silk ribbon, dying away under the crown; the inside of the brim is lined with blonde, and provided with blonde strings. On the right side a bow of pink ribbon; on ..."
Source note: Harper''s magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22 x 14 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1637582
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17122151
Barcode: 33333159223441
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3eeb4980-c542-012f-e5a6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fashions For August." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d1b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fashions For August." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d1b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1853). Fashions For August. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d1b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Fashions For August.