Sweezey, C. Otis
The 'History of Costume' or 'Zur Geschichte der Kostüme' was printed from 1861 to 1880 in Munich by he publishing firm of Braun and Schneider. It was originally published as individual plates in a German magazine titled Münchener Bilderbogen". Later, these plates were collected and bound into book form. The total publication consisted of 125 pages, with four pictures per pages, for a total of 500 costume designs. These plates consisted of historical dress from antiquity to the end of the 19th century. The site gives access to an electronic version of the book.