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Description - Costumes for the Stage by Sheila Jackson

This updated edition of Costumes for the Stage aims at simplicity in all aspects of designing and making costumes. Starting with five pages illustrating the basic shapes of each period, Sheila Jackson provides practical advice for every kind of play, together with drawings, diagrams, and patterns from which to work. Included are sections on Greek plays, medieval miracles and mysteries, Shakespeare, seventeenth century, eighteenth century, Victorian and Edwardian costume, the twenties and thirties, and the present day. An essential book of costume design.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781561310685
ISBN-10: 1561310689
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 163mm x 12mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: New Amsterdam Books
Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sheila Jackson

Sheila Jackson, who designed the costumes for the popular television series Upstairs, Downstairs was Head of Costume at London Weekend Television. She is also the author of More Costumes for the Stage (also published by New Amsterdam). She lives in London.

Books By Sheila Jackson

Costumes for the Stage by Sheila Jackson
Paperback, October 2001