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The protean figure and metamorphic costumes.


Related Names: Shury, Daniel Nathan , printer.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Shury, printer, Berwick Street, Soho.
London : Published ... by S. & J. Fuller at the Temple of Fancy, Rathbone Place, April 1, 1811.
Subjects: Costume.
Paper dolls > Paper dolls / Specimens.
Costume > Costume / Europe > Costume / Europe / 19th century > Costume / Europe / 19th century / Pictorial works.
Pictorial works.
Note: Acquisition made accessible thanks to the generous support of donors to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Acquired through the Richard W. and Dorothy Gee-Jackson Library Endowment.
In case, as issued.
Letterpress text "Directions for exhibiting the protean figure in its different costumes" affixed to front paste-down.
Title and imprint from illustrated label on slip case.
A male paper doll, 12 costumes in 89 parts, and hand-painted aquatint backdrop, all in labelled, folded packets, bound in book form.
Physical Description: 91 pieces : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
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