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Catalog Number 2005.36.6
Object Name Book
Title The Modern Tailor, Outfitter and Clothier Volume II
Date 1950
Year Range from 1950.0
Year Range to 1950.0
Description Hardcover book covered with brown paper. Handwritten inscription in red pencil crayon on cover: "THE MODERN TAILOR / OUTFITTER AND / CLOTHIER." Written bottom right corner: "No. 2". Cover underneath brown paper appears to be dark blue. Edges of pages are speckled blue. Inside covers have brown paper folded over them with brown tape holding the paper down. Cover page has "THE MODERN TAILOR / OUTFITTER AND / CLOTHIER" written at the top, with "New and Revised Edition" written underneath it. "Edited by A. A. Whife". Rest of page has qualifications of the editor, the qualifications of the previous editor, and publishing information. Also has the symbol for the Caxton Publishing company, consisting of a square with a checkered pattern inside it, "Caxton 1474" on a banner across the top, and a drawing of a man with a moustache wearing a headdress. On the opposite page there is a glossy pencil drawing of two men wearing military clothing. Underneath is written: "LEFT. - NAVAL OFFICER'S GREATCOAT. / RIGHT. - ARMY OFFICER'S GREATCOAT (ALTERNATIVE MODEL).". Contents include chapters on Clerical Garments, Court Dress, Scottish Dress, Outfits for the Tropics, Correct Dress for the Occasion, the Art of Dress, Colour in Men's Wear, Wearing of Insignia, Measuring, Coat Cutting, Waistcoat Cutting, Skirt Cutting, Leg-Wear, Collar Cutting, Jackets, Alterations from the Normal Block, Cutting for Boys, Cutting for Girls, Naval Uniforms, Army Uniforms, and Air Force Uniforms.
People McDonald, M. J.
Search Terms Ontario Reformatory
Subjects COMMERCIAL - TAILORS
FASHION
BOOKS
Dimensions length: 24.7cm
width: 16.5 cm