'LA MODE ILLUSTREE' c.1870

'LA MODE ILLUSTREE' c.1870
SKU: fashpr/mi??/1870/001

A very attractive late 19th century French fashion plate which was published by La Mode Illustrée (Paris: 1870).

'La Mode Illustrée' was one of the leading French fashion magazines of the late 19th century. It was published weekly and a had a circulation in excess of 20,000 copies per issue. Each copy came with a beautifully hand coloured plate displaying the latest clothing from one of the the leading Parisian fashion houses.

  • This is an original steel engraving with original hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 21cms by 30.4cms (including title and imprint).
  • The engraving is in very good condition with decent margins. There are few very minor age stains. Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 140 years old.