"I love this book! Beautiful pictures and lovely descriptions. A joy of a book to pore over!"
copyright © 2016 Jody Gayle
"If you are a fan of Jane Austen, fashion, regency period, or history you will enjoy this book.."
By J. Whiteley
"Books on these fashion plates are scarce and this will be an invaluable reference for collectors..."
By K. Maxwelll
What gown would you have worn to be the
belle of the ball in April 1811?
Choose any month in any year between 1809 and 1820 and find the most fashionable attire in England. Fashions in the Era of Jane Austen is a comprehensive pictorial guide of ladies’ fashions collected from one of the most influential periodicals of Austen’s lifetime – Ackermann's Repository of Arts. Ackermann’s Repository was published in London over two hundred years ago and it provided ladies with monthly etchings of exquisite hand-painted plates featuring the latest fashions.
Discover splendid illustrations of morning,
evening, riding, and walking dresses with
their coordinated accessories: hats, shoes,
scarves, jewelry, parasols and more. The
book contains more than 275 exquisite
illustrations which are accompanied by
the original descriptions, as published more than two hundred years ago.
Fashions in the Era of Jane Austen covers twelve years of fashion in the Georgian and Regency periods (1809-1820).
Costume designers, researchers, authors, and fashion lovers will all treasure these authentic examples of fashionable dress in the era of Jane Austen.
* This book is best viewed in the paperback version and includes a full color illustration on nearly every page