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Fashion -- Great Britain

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Album, circa 1826-1829

 Item — Vol. 3
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Contains numerous caricatures in pen-and-ink and watercolor; many of these satirize contemporary women’s fashion. Mary’s comic drawings are interspersed with landscapes, copies after Old Masters, and prints clipped from various sources. Among these are twenty-three lithographs from Keller and Füssli’s Collection des costumes de la Suisse (Zurich, n.d.); seven illustrations from an unidentified volume of natural history; satirical prints; an article on the...
Dates: circa 1826-1829

Mary Leighton Collection

Call Number: MSS 16
Overview: The collection comprises ten original sketchbooks, albums, and scrapbooks compiled by Mary Leighton and her children, 1824-1860.
Dates: 1824-1860

Mary Leslie sketchbook (1), 1865

 Item — Vol. 3: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 15, Series I
Scope and Contents: The album is inscribed at front: "Eleven drawings & two cuttings, 1865." In fact, the album comprises 16 drawings and two cut-paper works, to which have been inserted three additional sheets containing five more drawings. About half of the drawings are finished in watercolor. Most of the drawings depict young ladies in various fashions; some depict children. The two cut-paper works depict a wading bird and a semi-abstract collection of flowers. At the end is tipped in a printed page of...
Dates: 1865

Monson Family Invoices

Call Number: LWL MSS 13
Overview: The collection holds more than 170 invoices and receipts issued to members of the wealthy and aristocratic Monson family of London and Lincolnshire, between the years 1730 and 1834.
Dates: 1730-1834