Category Archives: 1783

American uniforms in the Revolutionary War.

American uniforms. Revolutionary War. 18th century. U.S. soldier. Infantry. Artillery Captain. Lieutenant. Major General.

Uniforms in the Revolutionary War.

American uniforms in the Revolutionary War.

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The United States of America after the Treaty of 1783.

Map American Revolutionary War. The United States of America Treaty 1783.

The United States of America after the Treaty of 1783.

The United States of America after the Treaty of 1783.

The Treaty of Paris, which was signed on September 3, 1783 formally ended the American Revolutionary War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies in North America, who had fought against British rule since 1775. Britain signed separate contracts with France and Spain, which are known as the Treaties of Versailles of 1783.

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The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

Sultan Saladin. Sister Sittah. Nathan the Wise. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. German Enlightenment.

The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

Saladin and his sister Sittah, have played chess. Sittah has won. Al Hafi, Saladin’s treasurer, enters. Continue reading

Fashion in the Reign of Louis XVI.

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Le Pouf. French Rococo costume. Hairstyle Hoop skirt. 18th century clothing

Pouf à la Reine 1778

REIGN OF LOUIS XVI., 1780 to 1789.

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Peasant dress is universal – “Fashion “à la Marlborough”- Caps – Bonnets – Mdlles. Fredin and Quentin – Ruches – Low bodices; “postiches” – Costume of Contat · Suzanne – Fashions “à la Figaro” – Literature and politics signified in dress; the Princess de Monaco’s pouf – Pouf “à la circonstance;” the “inoculation” pouf – The “innocence made manifest” caraco – The “harpy “costume – Coats, cravats, and waistcoats, Sailor jackets and” pierrots” – Déshabilles; “the lying fichu” – Etiquette in dress Seasonable costumes – The queen’s card·table – State of trade in Paris, circa 1787 – “Pinceauteuses,” or female colorers.

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