Albert Racinet

Paris, France, 1825–1893 (Artist)

Albert Racinet (Albert-Charles-Auguste Racinet, (1825–1893) was a French costume historian, illustrator, painter, and the author of books on costumes and ornaments. He worked for the publisher Firmin Didot et Cie. as an engraver and artistic director from 1869 to 1888, where his two major publications were L'Ornement polychrome and Le costume historique.