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Dec 052010
 

Hats Shoes Dresses. Clothing Trends in France in 1911. French Fashions. Hand water colored lithographs.

Hats Shoes Dresses… This high fashion magazine was published in 1911, Paris. Well executed, these are wonderful old images featuring ladies hats and dresses. French Ladies Fashions published for Le Mode Pratique. This early Deco magazine was issued periodically. These plates are water colored lithographs, vintage styles. Each piece measures about 11×15″. $95. each. Click here to contact us.

 

 

 

Hats Shoes and Jackets. Men’s and Boy’s Fashions. Hand Colored 1827-1833.

Outstanding Images of men’s and boy’s top hats shoes and jackets, dress and everyday. Clothing Trends were set by the French and English during the early 1800’s. Wealthy people subscribed to fashion magazines. The illustrations of were meticulously hand colored powering the sales of clothing designers. These Vintage Hand Colored Engravings are authentic antiques dating from 1827 to 1833.  These are small water colored copper plate engravings in outstanding color and condition.  Each print measures about 4×7″. $65. each, 3 or more $50. each Click here to contact us.

 

Hats Shoes, Dresses, Jackets. Even hairstyls.  Hautte styles. Old images of vintage fashions. We are pleased to offer old lithographs and engravings of the most desirable fashions of the day.  That is from the late 1700’s through the 1920’s…  all of the prints are old hand colored engravings & lithographs… The wealthy wanted pictures illustrating the latest fashionable styles for men and women. Consumers and merchants would subscribe to early magazines and order their trendy clothing.  Some  periodicals were illustrated with fine illustrations that were meticulously illuminated by hand.  The water colored fashion plates gave  pizazz to the magazines. That increased readership and subscriptions.  Only once in awhile children’s styles were depicted. 

Lithography is an antique printing method. Generally a lithograph was printed in one color. A type of greasy crayon was used to draw onto a special type of limestone, with just the right porosity. After the image was completed, the limestone was emerged into nitric acid, burning away what was not under the greasy crayon, leaving that portion in relief. It was inked up and printed. The image frequently was illuminated with water colors.

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