Table of contents for A family of fashion : the Messels: six generations of dress / Amy de la Haye, Lou Taylor and Eleanor Thompson.


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Foreword: Victoria Messel * Preface: Pauline Scott Garrett, Esme;e Fairbairn Foundation * Illustrations * Introduction--Amy de la Haye, Lou Taylor & Eleanor Thompson * The Messel Family Dress Collection: collecting, memory and imprints--Amy de la Haye, Lou Taylor and Eleanor Thompson * The First and Second Generations: Ludwig and Annie Messel, Mary Anne Herapath, Marion and Linley Sambourne 1870 – 1914 * Family History, Houses and the Evolution of a Dress Collection--Reena Suleman, Eleanor Thompson & Lou Taylor * The Third Generation: Leonard and Maud Messel 1898-1947. * Biography and Buying London Fashion: An Analysis of Maud Lifestyle, Fashion Consumption and Surviving Dress--Eleanor Thompson * `Wonderfully Picturesque’: An Exploration of Maud Messel's Taste for Medieval, Exotic and Romantic Fashionable Styles 1898-1960--Lou Taylor * The Fourth Generation: Anne Messel 1920–1935. History and Narrative: An Analysis of Anne Messel’s Personal Style and Evolving Dress Collection--Amy de la Haye * The Rosse Family in Ireland: The Heritage of Birr Castle, Demense and Anne, Countess of Rosse's Patronage of Irish Fashion--Elizabeth McCrum & Lou Taylor * Objects of a Passion: The Dress Worn and Collected by Anne, Countess of Rosse 1935- 1960--Amy de la Haye * Conclusion: The Fifth and Sixth Generations, 1970-2004: Heritage, Memory, Dispersal and Survival of the Messel Dress Collection--Lou Taylor * Appendix: A Catalogue of the Messel Dress Collection 1870-2004--Eleanor Thompson * Bibliography * Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Messel family.
Fashion -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Fashion -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Costume -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Costume -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Women's clothing -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Women's clothing -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.