FOOTWEAR: Shoes and Boots from the Hopkins Collection


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Footwear from the Hopkins Collection features more than 200 items of footwear for men and women from c.1730 to c.1955, both fashionable and work-a-day. It is the first in a series of books each focusing on a different group of objects from this large and significant collection. The footwear is shown with close-up details of its shape, construction, and decoration, alongside images of people wearing similar footwear from the same time period.

The authors, Alan and Vanessa Hopkins, have been collecting historical clothing, textiles and accessories in the United Kingdom for more than forty years.

Vivienne Westwood, who wrote the foreword, was a Patron of The School of Historical Dress.

Jenny Tiramani, the series editor, is a dress historian, theatre designer and Principal of The School of Historical Dress.

Hardback: 216 pages
Publisher: The School of Historical Dress (28 February 2015)
Language: English
ISBN: 9-780993-174407
Product Dimensions: 25 x 25 x 2.4 cm


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Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 26 × 26 × 2.5 cm