The Accomplished Lady. A History of Genteel Pursuits c.1660-1860.

By: RILEY, Noël.

Price: £40.00

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1st edition. "This is a study of the skills and pastimes of upper-class women and the works they produced during a 200 year period. These activities included watercolours, printmaking and embroidery, shell work, rolled and cut paper work, sand painting, wax flower modelling, painting on fabrics and china, feather work, japanning, silhouettes, photography and many others..." Pp.viii/460, profusely illustrated with colour and black & white photos/ illustrations throughout. Grey cloth, dustwrapper. As New/As New.

Title: The Accomplished Lady. A History of Genteel Pursuits c.1660-1860.

Author Name: RILEY, Noël.

Categories: BRITISH,

Publisher: Huddersfield: Oblong, 2017. 9780957599291:

ISBN Number: 0957599293

ISBN Number 13: 9780957599291

Seller ID: 45018

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