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[OFFICERS COSTUMES OF THE BRITISH ARMY
Gentleman’s Magazine of Fashions.

[OFFICERS COSTUMES OF THE BRITISH ARMY

Fancy Costumes and The Regimentals of the Army]. Bell No. 3 Cleveland Road 1828-c.[1832].
Collection of costume plates measuring 9” x 6¼” comprising 1 uncoloured stipple engraved port frontis., 41 hand coloured plates including 1 double page. Some of the plates are detached with resultant chipping stab holes and wear to the gutter hinge, some light browning, marbled e.ps., ex.-libris R.M. Darnell Darlington, inner gilt dentelles, original gilt lettered blind and gilt tooled morocco, some scuffing and wear to extremities and spine, a.e.g. Index to British Military Costume Prints 1500-1914 335. ‘Gentleman’s Magazine of Fashions 1828-1894. This series has hitherto been considered to comprise mainly the 35 col plates after W. and Henry Heath, 1828-32, showing figures of Regimental Officers. Even within this period, however, there were other plates of costume interest not by Heath and in the succeeding 60 years many others were pub. The complete list of British and Foreign military costume plates is therefore published here. As confusion in numbering the original plates occurred, and some were given duplicate numbers, this list has been printed in order of date of publication.’ Our plates corresponding to the aforementioned list are numbers 1-6, 8-11, 13-22, 24-29, 31-36, 39-40, 42-45, 47-48, 53, 56. Apparently the average size print was 7¼ x 5¼.
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