Canadian Costume-Related Sources
Fashion Plates & Periodicals
General Costume History
Reproduction Clothing in Museums

Canadian Costume Related Sources

Brett, Katherine B. Brett, Katherine B.  "The Changing Silhouette", Canadian Collector, vol. 10, No. 5.

Burnham, Dorothy K.  The Comfortable Arts: Traditional Spinning and Weaving in Canada.  Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1981.

Cut My Cote.  Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1973.

Burnham, Harold, and Dorothy.  Keep Me Warm One Night.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press and The Royal Ontario Museum, 1972.

Ross, Jacqueline Beaudoin-Ross.  Form and Fashion: Nineteenth-Century Montreal Dress.  Montreal: McCord Museum of Canadian History, 1992.

Routh, Caroline.  In Style: 100 Years of Canadian Women's Fashion.  Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1993.

Royal Ontario Museum.  Modesty to Mod: Dress and Undress in Canada, 1780-1967.  Exhibition Catalogue, 1967.  Royal Ontario Museum, and
University of Ontario.

Women's Attire.  Exhibition Catalogue, 1977.  Ed. Valerie Simpson.  New Brunswick Museum.

Fashion Plates & Periodicals

Ackermann's Costume Plates: Women's Fashions in England, 1818-1828.  Stella Blum, Ed. & Intr., New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1978.

Eighteenth-Century Fashion Plates in Full Color: Sixty-four Engravings from the "Galerie des Modes," 1778-1787.  Stella Blum, Ed., New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1982.

Fashions and Costumes from Godey's Lady's Book: Including Eight Plates in Full Color.  Stella Blum, Ed. & Intr., New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1985.

Gibbs-Smith, Charles H. The Fashionable Lady in the 19th Century. 1960. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1969.

Ginsburg, Madelaine.  An Introduction to Fashion Illustration.  London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1982.

La Mode Illustrée: Fashion Plates in Full Color.  Florence Leniston, Ed. & JoAnne Olian, Intr. & Trans., Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, Inc.,1997.

Moore, Doris Langley.  Fashion Plates through Fashion Plates, 1771-1970. London: Ward Lock Limited, 1971.

Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper's Bazar, 1867-1898.  Stella Blum, Ed. & Intr., New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1974.

Wedding Fashions, 1862-1912: Three-Hundred and Eighty Costume Designs from "La Mode Illustrée".  JoAnne Olian, Ed. & Intr., New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1994.

General Costume History

A Lady of Fashion: Barbara Johnson's Album of Styles and Fabrics.  Ed. Natalie Rothstein.  New York: Thames and Hudson, 1987.

Arnold, Janet.  A Handbook of Costume.  London: MacMillan London Limited, 1973.

--.  Patterns of Fashion: Englishwomen's Dresses and their Construction, c.1660-1860.  London: Wace & Company, 1964.

Baumgarten, Linda.  Eighteenth-Century Clothing at Williamsburg.  A Wallace Gallery Decorative Arts Publication.  Williamsburg, Virginia: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1986.

-- --.  "Under Waistcoats and Drawers." Dress.  Vol. 19, 1992.  Pp. 5-16.

Boucher, Francois.  20,000 Years of Fashion.  New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1967.

Bradfield, Nancy.  Costume in Detail: Women's Dress, 1730-1930.  2 ed.. London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., 1981.

Buck, Anne.  Dress in Eighteenth-Century England.  New York: Holmes & Meier
Publishers, Inc., 1979.

-- --.  Victorian Costume and Costume Accessories.  Carlton, Bedford,England: Ruth Bean Publishers, 1984.

Byrde, Penelope.  Nineteenth Century Fashion.  London: BT Batsford, Limited,1992.

Clark, Fiona.  Hats.  The Costume Accessories Series.  Ed. Aileen Ribiero. New York: Drama Book Publishers, 1982.

Cox, Stevens J.   An Illustrated Dictionary of Hairdressing & Wigmaking. Rev. ed.  London: Batsford Academic & Educational, 1984.

Cumming, Valerie.  Gloves.  Ed. Aileen Ribeiro.  The Costume  Accessories Series.  London: BT Batsford, Limited, 1982.

Cunnington, C. Willett.  English Women's Clothing in the Nineteenth Century.1937. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1990.

Cunnington, C. Willett and Phillis Cunnington.  The History of Underclothes. 1951.  New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1992.

Cunnington, Phillis, and Catherine Lucas. Costume for Births, Marriages, and Deaths.  London: Adam & Charles Black, 1972.

-- --.  Occupational Costume in England: From the 11th Century to 1914.London: Adam & Charles Black, 1968.

Davenport, Millia.  The Book of Costume.  Vol.1,2.  New York: Crown Publishers, 1948.

deMarly, Diana. Working Dress: A History of Occupational Clothing.  New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc., 1986.

Ewing, Elizabeth.  Dress and Undress: A History of Women's Underwear.  New
York: Drama Book Specialists, 1978.

-- --.  Everyday Dress 1650-1900.  New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1984.

-- --.  History of Children's Costume.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,1977.

-- --.  History of Twentieth Century Fashion.  Rev. Alice Mackrell.  New York: Costume and Fashion Pess,1992.

Farrell, Jeremy.  Socks and Stockings.  Ed. Aileen Ribeiro.  The Costume Accessories Series.   London: BT Batsford, Limited, 1992.

Fennelly, Catherine.  The Garb of Country New Englanders, 1790-1840: Costumes at Old Sturbridge Village.  Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Old Sturbridge Villlage, 1966.

Foster, Vanda.  Bags and Purses.  The Costume Accessories Series.  Ed. Aileen Ribeiro.  New York: Drama Book Publishers, 1982.

Hart, Avril and Susan North.  Fashion in Detail: from the 17th and 18th centuries.  New York: Rizzoli, 1998.

Hollander, Anne.  Sex and Suits.  New York: Kodansha  International, 1995.

Hunnisett, Jean.  Period Costume for Stage Screen: Patterns for Women's Dress 1800-1909.  Studio City: Players Press, Inc., 1991.

Köhler, Carl.  A History of Costume.  1928.  Ed. Emma von Sichart.  Trans.
Alexander K. Dallas.  New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1963.

Landsell, Avril.  Occupational Costume and Working Clothes, 1776-1976. Shire Album No. 27.  Princes Risborough, Bucks: Shire Publications, 1977.

Laver, James.  Costume and Fashion: a Concise History.  (1969) London: Thames and Hudson, 1988.

Martin, Linda. The Way We Wore: Fashion Illustrations of Children's Wear,
1870-1970.   New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978.

McDowell, Colin.  Hats: Status, Style and Glamour.  New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1992.

Men and Women: Dressing the Part.  Eds. Claudia Bush Kidwell and Valerie Steele.   Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.

O'Keeffe, Linda.  Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers and More.New York: Workman Publishing, 1996.

Ribeiro, Ailleen.  The Art of Dress: Fashion in England and France, 1750 to 1820.  New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995.

-- --.  Dress in Eighteenth-Century Europe 1715-1789.  New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc., 1985.

Rothstein, Natalie. Silk Designs of the Eighteenth Century.  Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1990.

Samuels, Justine.  "For Boots, Belts and Breeches: Justine Samuels illustrates a range of buckles."  Antique Collector.  Vol. 52, No. 11, Nov. 1981. Pp. 105-107. Severa, Joan.  Dressed for the Photographer: Ordinary Americans and Fashion, 1840-1900.  Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1995.

Swann, June.  Shoes.  The Costume Accessories Series.  Ed. Aileen Ribeiro. New York: Drama Book Publishers, 1982.

Taylor, Lou.  Mourning Dress: A Costume and Social History.  London: George Allen and Unwin, 1983.

Waugh, Nora.  Corsets and Crinolines.  1954.  New York: Routledge (Theatre Arts Books), 1991.

-- --.  The Cut of Men's Clothes, 1600-1900.  New York: Routledge (Theatre Arts Books), 1964.

-- --.  The Cut of Women's Clothes, 1600-1930.  (Fifth printing)  New York:
Theatre Arts Books, 1985.

Wilcox, Claire.  A Century of Bags: Icons of Style in the 20th Century. London (?): Prospero Books, 1998.

Wilson, Elizabeth, and Lou Taylor.  Through the Looking Glass: A History of Dress from 1860 to the Present Day.  London: BBC Books, 1989.


Corson, Richard.  Fashions in Hair: The First Five Thousand Years.  London: Peter Owens, 1977.

Cox, Stevens J.  An Illustrated Dictionary of Hairdressing & Wigmaking. Rev. ed. London: Batsford Academic & Educational, 1984.

Reproduction Clothing in Museums

Anderson, Jay.  The Living History Sourcebook.  Nashville, Tennessee: The American Association for State and Local History, 1985.

Blackstock, Pam.  "A Stitch Takes Time: Recreating Period Costumes for Parks
Canada". Ontario Museum Quarterly, Vol.2, Nos. 1 & 2, 1982.  Pp10-16.

Severa, Joan.  Authentic Costuming for Historic Sites Guides.  Technical Leaflet.   Nashville: American Association for State & Local History, 1979.