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Print - French Fashion, Mode de Paris, 1834 Image Reg. No: SH 942135

This print was used by the donor to decorate the workroom at Prue Acton P/L. It hung alongside a similar print, also in the Museum's collection (SH 942137.) It is probably a 1936 copy produced in London, from an 1834 fashion journal print produced in Paris.
Framed print of 2 women in 1834 costume, one blue, one grey. Bordered in cream coloured card. Wire attached to metal loops at back. Masking tape at back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.00 cm (Height), 1.50 cm (Width), 33.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, illustrations, prints, noyetudm, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: décor
Inscriptions: Printed in black on front of print: "Mode de Paris / 5 September 1834 No 1091 / Petit Courrier des Dames / [several more lines in French]"
Format: Print - Engraving: Colourised
User: Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965 or later
References: RMIT Collection


leon cronjaeger Posted on 19 Jan 2010 7:15 PM
I have a print "modes de Paris" 25 Mai 1840.
how do I go about getting a valuation done

Thanks leon
Discovery Centre Posted on 20 Jan 2010 4:19 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi there Leon. Unfortunately Museum Victoria cannot provide valuations of objects. For a list of valuers approved by the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, see their website at http://www.arts.gov.au/tax_incentives/cgp

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