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Description - Everyday Fashions of the 20th Century by Avril Lansdell

The invention of photography in the nineteenth century provided a means of looking back into the not-too-distant past, and in this book the author makes use of this medium to share her interest in the clothes people wore. Covering the hundred years from 1900 to 1999, the book illustrates the clothes of 'ordinary' men, women and children through their own shnapshots and the work of local studio photographers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747804284
ISBN-10: 0747804281
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 150mm x 12mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Avril Lansdell

Avril Lansdell, now retired, was Curator of Weybridge Museum from 1968 to 1989. She then spent severn years as a freelance lecturer on social and costume history.

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