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The Way They Were: Dressed in 1860-1865: A Photographic Reference, Vol 2
This book is a unique record of magnified photos showcasing what "real" people wore in this hugely popular time period.
Paperback, 143 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Thomas Publications
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Jun 22, 2015 Abby rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People with interest in the Civil War/1860's in America, or historical fashion
This was a great informative book about Civil War era fashions. It was neatly categorized into women's children's, and men's fashions, and had a few pages of bonus group/family photographs at the end. The many pictures in this book are mostly very clear and good quality, and well sized on the page in order to see detail. There are categories within the sections, such as types of dresses for women, accessories, hair, and outerwear. There is just enough written information in paragraphs to interpr ...more