Visual catalogue of fashion and costume in the Victoria and Albert Museum. by Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington. Department of Prints and Drawings

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SeriesFashion, costume and uniforms -- 1
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Number of Pages57
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ISBN 100907696023

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