No. 16 Antique Costume Print by Lipperheide (c.1875)



Description: Antique costume print including many different costumes including costumes of Switzerland, Tyrol, Asia and others. This print originates from ‘Blätter für Kostümkunde. Historische und Volks-Trachten nach authentischen Quellen. In Stahl gestochen von verschiedenen Künstlern’. 

Artists and Engravers: Franz von Lipperheide was a trained bookseller. In Berlin, he first worked in a fashion publishing house, which brought out the fashion magazine Bazar. There he met his first wife Frieda Gestefeld. In 1865 he founded the publishing house Franz Lipperheide in Berlin and began publishing the fashion magazine Modenwelt whose leadership later took over his wife. The magazine had great success, it even followed spending abroad. Expanded to an entertainment section, the magazine appeared in 1874 as a women’s magazine.

  • Date: c.1875
  • Overall size: 24 x 37.5 cm.
  • Image size: 21 x 31 cm.
  • Condition: Fair/good, age-related toning and some soiling. Minor wear, blank verso. Please study image carefully.