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Fashion victims : the dangers of dress past and present / by Alison Matthews David.

  • Matthews David, Alison
Date
[2015]
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

London ; New York : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, [2015]

Physical description

xiv, 225 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm

Notes

"Diseased dress : germ warfare -- Toxic Techniques : mercurial hats -- Poisonous pigments : arsenical greens -- Dangerous dyes : a pretty, deadly rainbow -- Entangled and strangled : caught in the machine -- Inflammatory fabrics : flaming tutus and combustible crinolines -- Explosive fakes : plastic combs and artificial silk."

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    JKN.S
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781845204495
  • 1845204492