A non-fiction series of books that are full of gorgeous pictures from old books, museums, libraries, and engraved fashion plates. All edited by Suzi Love to give a visual history of fashion, music, peerage, social manners and customs, mainly from the late 1700s to the late 1800s, or 18th and 19th centuries.
1. Fashion Women Late 1700s History Notes Book 1 By Suzi Love.
What was fashionable for women in the late 1700s? Extravagant colors and fabrics and outrageous styles were all seen in these flamboyant fashions.
2. Fashion Men Late 1700s History Notes Book 2 By Suzi Love What was fashionable for men in the late 1700s? Extravagant colors and fabrics and outrageous styles were all seen in these flamboyant fashions. Take a look at their suits, hats, accessories and bedroom fashions. books2read.com/suziloveFashMen1700s
3. Reticules, Bags, or Purses History Notes Book 3 By Suzi love. What was fashionable for purses in past centuries? Call them what you like: purses, bags, handbags, reticules, ridicules, clutches, or pocket replacements. They all did the same job and they changed greatly with the prevailing fashions of time. books2read.com/suziloveReticules
4. Spencers Or Regency Jackets History Notes Book 4 By Suzi Love. What was fashionable for outer wear in past centuries? Call them what you like: Spencers, short jackets, or Regency jackets. Take a look at the short jackets being worn by women over dresses in the early 1800s. books2read.com/suziloveSpencers
5. Pelisse, Redingote, Or Walking Dress. History Notes Book 5 By Suzi Love. What was fashionable for outer wear in past centuries? Call them what you like: Coat, Pelisse, Redingote, Walking Dress, Promenade Dress. Take a look at what was being worn by women, men, and children. books2read.com/suzilovePelisse
6. Music General. History Notes Book 6 By Suzi Love. Musical instruments and music around the world through the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Pianos, pianofortes, harps, viols, violins, and many more. books2read.com/suziloveMusicGeneral
7. Music Piano. History Notes Book 7 By Suzi Love. Pianos, pianofortes, harpsichord, organs around the world through the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Beautiful pictures and easy to read information. books2read.com/suziloveMusicPiano
8. Music Violins. History Notes Book 8 By Suzi Love. Viols, violins, and other stringed musical instruments from around the world through the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Beautiful pictures and easy to read information. books2read.com/suziloveMusicViolins
9. Chatelaines and Chains. History Notes Book 9 By Suzi Love. Women in charge of households dangled long chains from their waists to keep essentials within easy reach e.g. keys, notebook and pen, watch, sewing items, vinaigrette or perfume, or magnifying glass. Early chatelaine were simple essentials. Later chatelaine were decorative and expensive. books2read.com/SuziLoveChatelaines
10. Travel and Luggage. History Notes Book 10 By Suzi Love. How did people travel in past centuries? What did they take with them to make their long journeys easier? Carrying clean linen, toiletries, writing and tea making items were essential for their long journeys. books2read.com/SuziLoveTravel
11. Boxes, Cases, and Necessaires. History Notes Book 11 By Suzi Love. Containers of every shape and size carried essentials for travel, sewing, medicine, writing, and toiletries. Craftsmen used precious metals, leather, and silks, decorated with jewels and engravings, to make exquisite and expensive items that were also practical carrying cases. books2read.com/suziloveBoxesCases
12. Fashion Women 1800. History Notes Book 12 By Suzi Love. Love gorgeous historical women’s fashions? Take a look at what women wore and carried in 1800 in Europe and around the world. Dresses, shoes, hats, purses, coats, and accessories from museums, fashion plates, and historical houses are shown in beautiful images. Underwear and corsets are included as well as chains, or chatelaines, and their containers, or boxes. books2read.com/SuziLoveFashionWomen1800
13. Writing Tools. History Notes Book 13 By Suzi Love. Writing tools evolved through history from basic to decorative to innovative. So what did the lady of the house use to pen notes? What sat on the desk of the man of the house when managing his accounts? Love letters, invitations, legal documents and more criss-crossed the world and women, men, and children used especially designed implements to write when traveling. books2read.com/SuziLoveWritingTools