La Couturière Parisienne
Expert Database Search


WARNING! Using this search form requires reading some instructions first, otherwise you will very probably not find anything. Which is why it's called Expert search.


Search for images with the properties...

from year
until year
country or region

For fashion plates and magazine pictures, especially those after 1800, country and class are often left blank in the database. (why?) If you're sure you only want to see pictures where the country and class are _exactly_ as you entered them above, check either or both of these:
no undefined country please!
no undefined class please!


Title search string

Remember to keep this short and simple!


Only select images of
Display image titles in
Display up to thumbnails per result page




Please note that class, country and other parameters cannot always be determined with certainty, so the results have to be taken with a grain of salt, sometimes even a chunk.

If you know better than the database, I would be grateful for corrections.
Learn more about the categories and insecurities of distinction
To see what the database currently contains, see the database statistics.

Contact me in case of further questions - this will help me to improve the FAQ.






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