Finally . . . it has been over a year since I first acquired The Standard Designer, a 19th century fashion magazine at a local antique shop with the help of another customer. More or less every month I have tried to bring you at least eight pages of the periodical. The photographs are lamentably not of the highest quality. However, as I mention each month, if a particular page interests you please don’t hesitate to ask for a scanned copy in the comment section. I am a Librarian, after all, and have access to a scanner, thankyouverymuch. This post I will literally be closing the book on this particular interest and issue. There are just a few more pages than the typical eight, so you are in for a treat, since the advertisements are some of the most amusing portions of the collection. On the whole history of my first authentic, if dilapidated, 19th century fashion magazine, you can revert back to the beginning when my life was under much different circumstances or by clicking on The Standard Designer tag in the side bar. Adieu, Dear Friend.