The Resource Fancy dresses described : : or, What to wear at fancy balls, by Ardern Holt, (electronic book)

Fancy dresses described : : or, What to wear at fancy balls, by Ardern Holt, (electronic book)

Label
Fancy dresses described : : or, What to wear at fancy balls
Title
Fancy dresses described :
Title remainder
or, What to wear at fancy balls
Statement of responsibility
by Ardern Holt
Title variation
What to wear at fancy balls
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Published in the late 19th century, this illustrated collection of fancy dress ideas includes descriptions of dress themes such as "Cinderella," "Fish Girl," "Hero," "Hornet," "Italian Peasant," "Magpie," "Music," "Normandy," "Witch," "Goblin" and others. While not published specifically for Mardi Gras revelers, books such as these might have been consulted by dressmakers preparing for the various balls of the Carnival season
Member of
Cataloging source
ScCtBLL
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
New Orleans Mardi Gras anthology
Label
Fancy dresses described : : or, What to wear at fancy balls, by Ardern Holt, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Date of publication from preface
  • "The fourth edition ... being exhausted, we have made arrangements for the publication of the fifth edition with such corrections as experience dictates, and a very large addition to the number of characters detailed"--Preface
  • Publishers' advertisements: p. [2], first group, and p. [1]-[2] at end
  • Sixteen chromolithographic plates and 16 sepia plates of contemporary and historical fashions
  • Original document: Book
Control code
MODID-00000000001_APPID-00000000587_ACID-000000000036932
Edition
5th ed
Extent
1 online resource (293 p.)
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Fancy dresses described : : or, What to wear at fancy balls, by Ardern Holt, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
  • Date of publication from preface
  • "The fourth edition ... being exhausted, we have made arrangements for the publication of the fifth edition with such corrections as experience dictates, and a very large addition to the number of characters detailed"--Preface
  • Publishers' advertisements: p. [2], first group, and p. [1]-[2] at end
  • Sixteen chromolithographic plates and 16 sepia plates of contemporary and historical fashions
  • Original document: Book
Control code
MODID-00000000001_APPID-00000000587_ACID-000000000036932
Edition
5th ed
Extent
1 online resource (293 p.)
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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