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China: National Dress & Period Costume Reference Collection

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A Matomaton national and period dress reference collection for wargamers, roleplayers and LARPers.

Eighty-one images illustrating Chinese military, civilian and mercantile life as well as ships, buildings and various other scenes from China in the late 1700s painted in watercolour by the noted English artist William Alexander.

These high-quality scans provide a valuable reference resource for painting miniatures or creating period-appropriate attire.

Details

This collection is provided over two A4 PDFs, one in portrait and one in landscape.

The forty-six page, portrait format PDF contains the following pages:

-- Two pages for the cover and legalese. 

-- Forty-four full-colour images.

The forty-eight page, portrait format PDF contains the following pages:

-- One page for the cover and legalese. 

-- Forty-seven full-colour images.

Also Available Or Coming Soon

This is one of a number of National And Period Dress Reference Collections that cover many different parts of the world as well as military, courtly and religious wear.  

A complete set of the History Of Dress, Arms & Tools is available and if your interest is in the history and development of European military uniforms, there are also a number of Military Uniforms Reference Collections.

About William Alexander

William Alexander (1767-1816) was an English painter and engraver noted for his watercolour illustrations.  He was a part of the Macartney Embassy to China in 1792 where he produced a number of sketches of Chinese civilian and military life.  These illustrations were published in two collections as The Costume Of China and later Dress And Manners Of The Chinese.

About Matomaton

I've long been fascinated by the history of civilian and military dress and the development of tools and weapons throughout human history.   Having had high quality scans of various illustrations for some time, I thought that other people might share my interest, particularly other wargamers and roleplayers looking for reference material when painting miniatures.

Legal

These PDF files may not be resold or redistributed.   If you are interested in using copies of the individual plates for use in commercial projects, please contact me via my website.

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File Last Updated:
July 12, 2018
This title was added to our catalog on August 08, 2018.