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The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria : displayed in fifty coloured engravings / with descriptions, and an introduction by M. Bertrand de Moleville ; translated by R.C. Dallas, Esq. = Costumes des états héréditaires de la maison d'Autriche : consistant en cinquante gravures coloriées / dont les description, ainsi que l'introduction, ont été redigées par M. Bertrand de Moleville.

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Bertrand-de-Molleville, Antoine-Francois. The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria. London : W. Bulmer for W. Miller. 1804.

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Bertrand-de-Molleville, Antoine-Francois (1804) The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria. London : W. Bulmer for W. Miller.

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Bertrand-de-Molleville, Antoine-Francois, The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria. London : W. Bulmer for W. Miller. 1804.

Description

One of a series of costume books published by Miller (the other titles comprised costumes of Russia, for which see here below, China and the Ottoman Empire), included in this volume are clothes from Tirol, Hungary, Bohemia, Transylvania, the Dalmatian coast, Moravia, and those of Jews from Poland.

The pictures are copied by the engravers William Ellis and William Poole, from a collection which had been recently published in Vienna, called Costumes des Etats de l Empereur . Bertrand de Moleville, author of the text, was sometime a minister for Louis XVI.

Text in English and French, with separate title pages in each language.. Translated by R.C. Dallas.

Aquatints by William Ellis and William Poole.

"... early copies are on paper watermarked prior to 1804, and contain an introduction in English and French on twelve pages, later omitted. The plates and text are copied from the original edition of Kininger, Vienna, 1803 (Colas, no. 1610) ..." (Abbey)

[4], iv, [102] pages, 50 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 36 cm

References:

Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.), 333; Abbey Travel 71; Bobins II 441; Colas 2112; Lipperheidesche Kostumbibliothek (2. Aufl.), 831.

List of Images

1. Front Cover

2. Title Page - English

3. Title Page - French

4. A Peasant of Upper Austria [Frontispiece]

5. A Country Woman of Upper Austria

6. A Village Girl of Upper Austria, carrying Milk to Market

7. A Peasant of Upper Carniola

8. A Peasant of Upper Carniola in his Summer Dress

9. A Country Woman of Upper Carniola in her Summer Dress

10. A Country Girl of Upper Carniola in her Holiday Clothes

11. A Peasant of Upper Carniola in his Winter Dress

12. A Country Woman of Upper Carniola in her Winter Dress

13. A Tyrolian Wrestler

14. A Tyrolian Hunter

15. A Servant maid of an Inn at Inspruck

16. Peasants of the Neighbourhood of Inspruck

17. A Hungarian Peasant

18. A Hungarian Countrywoman

19. A Sclavonian Peasant of the County of Neutra, or Neytra

20. A Schlavonian Country Girl, of the County of Neutra

21. A young Peasant of Egra, in his Winter Dress

22. A Woman and Girl of Egra, in their Winter Clothes

23. A young Bride of Egra, in her Wedding Clothes

24. Peasants of Egra, in their Summer Clothes

25. A Bohemian Serf

26. A Bohemian Woman

27. A Peasant of Flipovan, in the Bokowine

28. A Countrywoman of Flipovan, in the Bukowine

29. Countrywomen of the Neighbourhood of Hermanstadt, in Transylvania

30. A Peasant of the Neighbourhood of Hermanstadt, in Transylvania

31. Saxon Ladies of the City of Hermanstadt

32. Citizens of the Environs of Hermanstadt

33. Croatian Women

34. A Polish Jew

35. A Polish Jewess

36. A Jew of Montgatz, in his Summer Dress

37. A Zouppanese Count, of the Country of Cattaro, in Dalmatia

38. A Zouppanese Countess

39. A Zouppanese and his Wife

40. A Man and Woman of Risano, in the Country of Cattaro

41. A Greek Priest of the Country of Cattaro

42. A Serethian

43. A Pandour, or Red Mantle

44. A Moravian Mountaineer, near the confines of Hungary

45. A Countrywoman of the Mountains of Moravia

46. A Peasant of the Lowlands of Moravia, in his Summer Dress

47. A Countrywoman of the Lowlands of Moravia, in her Summer Dress

48. An Inhabitant of the Lowlands of Moravia, in his Winter Dress

49. A Countrywoman of the Lowlands of Moravia, in her Winter Dress

50. An Hannachian Woman

51. A Russniac Peasant of the Palatinate of Marmoros

52. A Russniac Woman of the Palatinate of Marmoros

53. A Blacksmith of Upper Austria, in his Holiday Clothes

54. Back Cover

Publication Information

Publisher: London : W. Bulmer for W. Miller

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English

French

Contributor(s):

Wellcome Collection

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-05-28

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