British Costume


Day Clothes about 1050, Day and Travelling Clothes about 1150, Day Clothes about 1250, Day Clothes about 1350, Man's Day Clothes about 1430, Lady's Day Dress about 1430, Formal Clothes about 1480, Lady's Day Dress about 1490, Man's Day Clothes about 1490, Irish Chieftain about1545, Lady's Formal Dress about 1545, Man's Formal Clothes about 1548, Man's Formal Clothes 1600, Lady's Formal Dress about 1610, Lady's Day Dress about 1634, Man's Day Clothes 1629, Man's Day Clothes about 1650, Scottish Chieftain about 1660, Lady's Formal Dress 1674, Man's Formal Clothes 1674, Lady's Formal Dress about 1690, Man's Day Clothes 1738, Lady's Day Dress about 1750, Lady's Day Dress about 1760, Man's Day Clothes about 1770, Country Clothes about 1780, Lady's Day Dress about 1780, Lady's Formal Dress 1802, Welsh Country Dress about 1830, Man's Day Clothes 1805, Evening Clothes about 1806, Day Clothes 1825, Day Clothes 1848/9, Day Clothes about 1856, Lady's Day Dress 1867, Day Clothes 1872, Lady's Evening Dress 1876, Lady's Day Dress about 1885, Day Clothes 1896, Day Clothes 1901, Ladys Day Dress 1906, Lady's Day Dress 1909, Day Clothes 1916, Day Clothes 1920, Day Clothes about 1927, Day Clothes 1929, Day Clothes 1938, Day Clothes 1941, Day Clothes 1947 & Day Clothes 1967

Cards Measure 69mm x 37mm coloured numbered series of 50.
Two printings of this set.
  1. Backs printed in blue, original issue, issued in 1967.
  2. Backs printed in black, reprint issue, issued in 1973.
There are two printings of numbers 3, 4, 23 & 24 in the blue back issue.
No 3.
  1. Both figures in yellow (correct card).
  2. Right figure in red and white (front of card number 4).
No 4.
  1. Right hand figure in red and white (correct card).
  2. Both figures in yellow (front of card number 3).
No 23.
  1. Mauve background pink dress (correct card).
  2. Red background red and silver dress (front of card number 24).
No 24.
  1. Red background red and silver dress (correct card).
  2. Mauve background pink dress (front of card number 23).

Measurement in Inches

First Ten Cards

Measurement in Millimetres

Special Album Issued with three different printings.
Original - Cover with price and printers credit "Berkshire Printing" inside back cover.
  1. Insert order form tag on left hand side. Printed in black.
  2. Insert order form tag on right hand side. Printed in black.
  3. Non insert order form with no tag obtained direct from Brooke Bond. Printed in black. Number rubber stamped on back.

Reprint - Cover with price without printers credit "Berkshire Printing", inside back cover.
Reprint - Cover without price with printers credit "Berkshire Printing", inside back cover.

Issued in two sizes.
  1. 990mm x 838mm
  2. 762mm x 508mm