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14th August 2020

We will be closed between the 12th and the 20th September to allow us to have an Autumn break. You will still be able to place orders and mail us, we promise to deal with these promptly on our return.

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The post is finally starting to catch up and services are getting quicker again. This has been a challenging time for all of us with supplies being slow to arrive and leave but we got through it and we thank you for your patience and loyalty.

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All Good Wishes, Liz and the team


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Clothes and the Child by Anne Buck

Clothes and the Child by Anne Buck


Through the centuries children's clothes have reflected the concerns of parents and the movements of fashion. The needs of the child, changing ideas on health and upbringing, evolving social attitutes and new technology, all find expression in their dress. Its development, and its changing relationship with contemporary adult dress, offer a revealing picture of the times. Though the identities of the children may not survive the clothes, each garment bears the imprint of a way of life.

As well as studying surviving garments in depth, the author uses new evidence from letters, journals and accounts, and from paintings, sculptures and drawings, to give fresh insight into the clothes, their construction, and the world in which they were worn.

SBN: 9780903585293
PUBLISHED: 01/08/2012
PAGES:272
BINDING:Paperback
SIZE:236x186 mm
INSIDE:7 colour photographs and 165 black & white illustrations

Our Price (inc VAT): £19.99

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