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House of Manning
Alfred Manning,
Dublin, Ireland
1830s-1896 (latest date recorded)

Victorian Ladies' Fashions

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Fournisseur (Dresses made for:)

  • H.M. The Queen of England
  • H.R.H. The Princess of Wales
  • H.R.H. The Duchess of York
  • H.R.H. The Princess Louise
  • Artists: Patti, Melba, Nordica, Albani, Langtry, and Nilsson.

    The house of Alfred Manning, Dublin Ireland, enjoyed a reputation second to none in Great Britain. The house was established sixty years ago (written in 1896), and the son spent years with the leading costumers of Paris and London before taking up his father's affairs, which he had enormously developed.

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    Marshall Field's Catalog

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    Great Costumers' Catalog

    Article Bibliographical Information:

  • Marshall Field & Co.: Illustrated Catalogue: Jewelry & Fashions. Chicago, Illinois, 1896.
  • "Coming Styles Designed by the Great Costumers of Europe." The Denver Dry Goods, Co. Catalog, Rand, McNally & Co.: Chicago, Ill. Fall and Winter Edition, 1896.

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