The tailors' director, :containing an important discovery for fitting the human shape, by anatomical principles, including regimentals, gentlemen's dress, frock, shooting and over coats. With practical dissertations on the various positions, being a rigid and impartial expositor, and a genuine standard for qualifying tailors to detect erroneous causes. : Also, for correcting and improving their own ideas, which elucidates the connexion of length and width at their respective points, and the great distinction between the height of neck from the width round the body, embracing eligible principles, requisite to fit tall thin and short stout figures, which have never been publicly taught or practiced in the United States. : Illustrated with drawings of two full-length figures, and lithograph engravings. /By John Jackson.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-274016

Description

68 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Tailoring

Originator

Jackson, John.
Hooghkerk, Isaac, copyright holder.

Publication

New-York: : Printed for the proprietor, no. 53 Maiden Lane.

Description

68 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Copyright 1833 by Isaac Hooghkerk.

Call Number

Coll. TT580.J33 1830

Material Type

Handbooks, manuals, etc.