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Fancy dresses described

Ardern Holt

Fancy dresses described

or, what to wear at fancy balls.

by Ardern Holt

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Published by Debenham & Freebody in London .
Written in English


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Jan 4, - Book characters. See more ideas about Fancy dress, Fancy dress costumes, Childrens costumes pins.   Below are links to three fancy dress how-to books from the Victorian Era and a sampling of their sketches. (Read to the end for a Fancy Dress SURPRISE!) 1) Fancy Dresses Described; or, What to Wear at Fancy Balls by Ardern Holt. Fifth Edition, Publication Date: .

Genre/Form: Printed books Chromolithographs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holt, Ardern. Fancy dresses described. London, Debenham & Freebody [].   You might describe the shape of the dress (where it flows down, how there is only one strap, etc.), and when I do this I usually attempt to keep my explaination short to not bore readers. Going back to the comparing, I would say something like "It twirled down into shocks of midnight blue, whispering silver hiding amongst the indigo; stars.

- The Hornet and The Incroyable -from the book, Fancy Dresses Described by Ardern Holt, This book gives advice on what to wear to fancy dress balls or masquerade balls and includes many illustrations. Have some Halloween costume inspiration from the Victorian Era! Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holt, Ardern. Fancy dresses described. London: Debenham & Freebody ; [etc., ] (OCoLC) Material Type.


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The Victorians adored fancy-dress parties: what better way to escape the rigidity of social conventions than to spend a festive evening disguised as Cleopatra, a Swiss milkmaid, or Alice in Wonderland.

Well-to-do party-goers of the era consulted Fancy Dresses Described, an elaborate guide to hundreds of glorious costumes. The book was so popular that it was updated several times; this is /5(6).

Excerpt from Fancy Dresses Described: Or What to Wear at Fancy Balls. The fifth Edition of Ardern Hall's fancy dresses described being exhausted, we have arranged for the publication of the sixth Edition in a greatly improved form. The work has been practically rewritten, and many new characters added.

About the : Ardern Holt. Excerpt from Fancy Dresses Described: Or What to Wear at Fancy Balls The fifth Edition of Ardern Hall's fancy dresses described being exhausted, we have arranged for the publication of the sixth Edition in a greatly improved form.

The work has been practically rewritten, and many new characters added/5(2). : Fancy dresses described; or, What to wear at fancy balls (): Holt, Ardern: Books/5(2). Well-to-do party-goers of the era consulted Fancy Dress Described, an elaborate guide to hundreds of glorious costumes.

The book was so popular that it was updated several times; this is the sixth and final edition, originally published in Time has transformed it into an important historical document as well as an abundant cosplay resource.

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Fancy dresses described or, What to wear at fancy balls, by Ardern Holt; ; Debenham & Freebody, Wyman & Sons, London. A comprehensive guide to all things fancy dress, with detailed descriptions of costume ideas, from the more abstract such as "Air", "Africa" "Dew" and "Five o Clock Tea", to the more specific in a "Moravian Pesant" and "Henry III of France".

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