1870 Wood Engravings Victorian Lady Hair Fashion Hairstyles Coiffures Braid YPM3

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"New Styles for Dressing the Hair"

This is an original 1870 set of two black and white wood engravings of the latest in hairstyles for the fashionable Victorian lady. Please see both images.

CONDITION

This 143+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 9.25 inches; 13 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of hand-colored steel engraved Victorian fashion plates, plus ads, articles, and steel and wood engravings on topics dear to the Victorian heart. Dating from 1870 this collection provides an authentic look at women's and children's fashions in the later Victorian period. These plates and prints are certain to be of interest to costume historians and designers, as well as 21st century fashionistas.

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