Author:Stewart, Charles William

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Holy Greed; the Forming of a Collection

By: Stewart, Charles William

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scotland, The Royal Scottish Museum Shambellie House Museum of Costume: 1980

Seller ID: 20519

ISBN: 0900733233

Condition: Very Good


At first glance it may seem a trifle, but this magical little booklet is lovely and offers insight, warmth and entertainment in its lengthy narrative by antique clothing collector and illustrator, Charles W. Stewart who developed a lifelong passion for antique women's clothing after seeing a doll in the window of a shop at the age of five. Stewart was also a dancer for a time, as well as an art teacher. After the death of his parents he inherited their home, Shambellie House, and gave it to Royal Scottish Museum for the development of a museum of costume. Book is illustrated throughout with sm... View more info