Harper's Bazar June 30 1900 Antique Magazine On Victorian Fashion & Family Life
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Harper's Bazar June 30 1900 Antique Magazine On Victorian Fashion & Family Life :
One of the Most Influential Magazines in Publishing History
A WEEKLY MAGAZINE FOR WOMEN
Late Victorian Fashion !
A Weekly Magazine
June 30, 1900
Vol. XXXIII, No. 26
HARPER & BROTHERS
FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK
Numerous half-tone and line illustrations; Volume pages 517 - 580 (64 pages) + 10 pages of back-material and advertising; approx. 7 3/8" x 9 7/8", decorated wraps, staple-bound and glued ... (pictorial paper covers)
Clean and presentable with the following noted:
EXTERIOR : Weathering around the edges - mild spotting and smudging - a bit of foxing - bumped corners; nicking and tiny tears to edges (not egregious) - a shallow vertical crease runs through the issue
SPINE & BINDING : Small loss to extremities - else solid ...no leaves are loose or detached (There is evidence of minor mending having been effected)
INTERIOR : Some toning, a bit of scattered small spotting and/or smudging - but basically clean and presentable with but modest signs of use
A NICE, CLEAN SPECIMEN
You should not be disappointed
Harper's Bazar was one of the pre-eminent women's magazines of its day. It was filled with beautifully illustrated fashion displays, top-notch stories by favorite authors and articles by experts on numerous topics guaranteed to be of interest to the fair sex. To be "with it" in 1900 meant one read Harper's Bazar. Women who paid attention to culture and style paid attention to this entertaining and informative magazine. There are also some fascinating advertisements.
There is much of charm and interest in this June 30th, 1900 issue, including fiction, poetry, articles on fashions, dinners, all sorts of useful advice and interesting advertisements. The detailed information on fashion alone is priceless for the social historian and costumer alike.
SOME OF THE INTERESTING FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE:
Sixteen pages of Fashion with illustrations drawn in monochrome by Ethel Rose, Guy Rose of Paris , and A. M. cooper
~ Heroines of Nineteenth Century Fiction - Jane Austen's Emma Woodhouse, Marianne Dashwood, and Fanny Price by William Dean Howells - Illlustrated by Howard Chandler Christy
~ The Preaching of Nature's Sermon ... By Margaret Hamilton Welch - Illustrated with half-tone photographs
~ Gardening and Life ... by Margaret Deland
~ Pasquito ... A Story by Harriet PRescott Spofford ... Illustrated by Charles Broughton
~ The Meloon Farm (Chapter 46, cont.) ... a Serial Story by Mary Louise Pool
~ The Child and its World - the Child's Dress ... by Caroline Benedict Burrell
~ Midsummer Fashions - Practical Suggestions for Summer Gowns
~ Fashion Notes
~ New Effects in Lace Waist Trimmings
~ What Little Boys are Wearing
~ Cut Paper Patterns
~ Hygiene for the Stout ... By Alice Worthington Winthrop
~ Home Work in Embroidery ... By Lilian Barton Wilson
~ Recipes for Warm Days ... By Maria Blay
~ Gala Luncheons for July
~ A veranda Living-Room ... by Lillie Hamilton French
~ Buying for the Household (part II) ... by Agnes Bailey Ormsbee
~ News of Women's Clubs - with handsome portraits of Mrs. Charles Denison of New York , elected First Vice-President of the G. F. W. C.; and Mrs. Margaret J. Evans of Minnesota, elected 2nd Vice-President of the G. F. W. C. .... More of theBiennial Meeting - some good information and names from around the country
~ And much more including advice, cartoons, editorial comments and some interesting advertisements.
If there was one thing that Harper's Bazar was famous for, it was their coverage of the latest fashions. Every issue contained excellent drawings that clearly displayed the latest in styles from Paris as well as New York. These fashion articles with their beautiful illustrations have become an invaluable reference for fashion designers, film wardrobe departments, and students of costume history.
Always a good deal of interesting and era-specific advertisng in these antique issues..
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