Les Filles D'eve Album de Travestissements Plus ou Moins Historiques.
Paris: Aux Bureaux du Journal Amusant, 1867. Blue paper covers, with gilt titles. The covers are a little darkened and with a little nicking to the corners. Small closed tear to the bottom edge of the front cover.
No separate title page. 20 leaves, each with a numbered hand coloured plate to the recto. tissue guards.
There seemed to be several versions of this work, with at least two cover designs, and with either 20 or 24 plates. This copy has 20, but is complete.
Published by the offices of the Petit journal pour Rire, the work was printed by Henri Plon.
According to Google, the French word "Travestissements" is used to refer to Transvestites, or the act of Cross Dressing. This work is using in in its older sense, of "Fancy Dress." The images are of women in fancy dress and are dressed in fantasy scenarios. Presenting mythological feminine dress, Gallic-Roman and ending with 1830 Restoration attire
23.5 cm x 32.5 cm.