Nikki's Reviews > What People Wore When: A Complete Illustrated History of Costume from Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century for Every Level of Society

What People Wore When by Melissa Leventon
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Mar 21, 09

bookshelves: history, non-fiction, reference-shelf
Read in March, 2009

This illustrated history of costume through the nineteenth century uses illustrations from two older works. This is both a plus and a minus, since some aspects of costume are thus not illustrated. Still, it would be a great addition to a reference shelf, especially for theatrical types, but also for those of us who feel a need to look up places and artifacts in the fiction we read.
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Sonia Gomes Hey Nikki would love this book. It is interesting to know how costumes evolved over the years


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