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Print - French Fashion, Mode de Paris, 1843 Image Reg. No: SH 942137

Summary:
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 942135.) It is a1936 copy produced in London, from an 1843 fashion journal print produced in Paris.
Description:
Framed print of 2 women in 1843 costume, one green, one mauve. 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, 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 printt: 20 Juin 1843/ Modes de Paris/ Petit Corrier des Dames/[ several more lines in French].
Format: Print - Engraving: Colourised
Manufacturer: S. & J. Fuller, London, England, Great Britain, 1936
User: Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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tony Posted on 27 Apr 2010 10:03 AM
is their a $ value to this print?
Discovery Centre Posted on 28 Apr 2010 11:17 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Tony, as indicated below, 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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