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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Jan 2019 2:13 p.m. PST

…. AND DRESS OF THE BRITISH ARMY 1800-1815 VOLUME I"

"This book is the first part of a two-volume investigation into the clothing orders of the British late Georgian army, combined and contrasted with an analysis of fashion in the same army- comparing the regulated dress with the 'modes of the army' as revealed by contemporary writing and illustrations.

The first quarter of the nineteenth century witnessed a refinement of fashionable masculine dress that has not since been surpassed. Military tailoring inspired a parallel flowering of uniform splendour that continued into the 1830s and sparked an enduring fascination with military costume that still rages today…."

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