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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Fabrics - Printed designs'
Printed cottons were fashionable throughout the 19th century, and the development of roller printing transformed the range of designs available. It was patented by Thomas Bell in 1783, replacing block-printing (which used a separate wooden block for each colour) and copper engraving (which could only be done in one colour). Technological developments meant that by the 1840s a wide variety of designs were executed and available to ordinary people.
published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published August 1831
probably by Hippolyte Damours, published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 30 April 1839