Mrs Tinne's Wardrobe provides a fascinating snapshot of changing fashions as worn by a middle class Liverpool woman between the wars.
This beautiful book by Pauline Rushton features 280 of the best-preserved items from the Tinne collection of clothing. Everything from evening wear to accessories, swimwear to children's clothes are featured here in full colour, along with features on the collection itself and clothes shopping in Liverpool, 1910-1940.
Some of the pieces featured in the book can be viewed on the web pages that accompanied the 2006 exhibition of the same name.
"Mrs Tinne’s Wardrobe: A Liverpool Lady’s Clothes 1900-1940 is a beautiful and intriguing record of her life; a must have for any fashion or historical enthusiast...The catalogue book is stunning and very often I sit to simply flick through the pages, wishing somehow that these incredible fashions would come back in."
The Solitary Bee blog
"Mrs Tinne’s Wardrobe I believe, is a wonderful non-fiction book detailing women’s fashions from 1900-1940, but it also comes with a lovely war time sentiment. A regular flick-through for me, and a solid favourite."
The Writer Side of Life blog
Format: 192 pages, paperback
Publisher: National Museums Liverpool, 2012
Dimensions: 250 x 248 x 20mm