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Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799

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Timeline French Revolution. Déesse de la Raison et de l'Être suprême. Révolution Française. Directoire costume.

Déesse de la Raison et de l’Être suprême. Révolution Française. Goddess of Reason and the Supreme Being.

Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799

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Fashion under the French Revolution 1789 to 1802.


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 Incroyable and Merveilleuses. French revolution fashion.

Incroyable and Merveilleuses at the Promenade by F. H. Kaemmerer

Fashion under the French Revolution & Directoire Period 1789 to 1802.

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1789 Fashion in Paris before the taking of the Bastille – Mademoiselle Berthin – 1791 Fashion under the French Revolution – 1794 Fashion reverts to the Greek and Roman period – Disappearance of Louis XVI costumes – Paleness in vogue – Beauties à la Psyche – Varieties of hair-dressing at the commencement of the Directoire – Perruques came into fashion – The painter David, the revolutionary painter apostate – Debate on reformation costume – The Cothurn – The “Merveilleuses” – Greek robes – Roman dresses – Copé, the noted shoemaker

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Louis XVI fashion 1790-1792. French Revolution costumes.

Louis XVI fashion 1770-1795. French Rococo Costumes. French Revolution dresses.

Louis XVI Costumes 1770-1795

Louis XVI fashion 1790 – 1792. French Revolution costumes.

  • 453. All blue male costume with shoulder sash in red, white and blue, 1790.
  • 454. Dark blue masculine woman’s dress with red lapels and cravat, hat with cockade and ostrich Feathers, 1790.
  • 455. White dress, jacket laced in front; in the hand, a yo-yo, 1791.
  • 456. Grey-powdered hair with wreath of roses, red ribbon round neck, à la guillotine, 1791.
  • 457. Grey-powdered hair, brown coat with high red collar, yellow knee-breeches, blue embroidered waistcoat, 1791.
  • 458. Grey-powdered curled hair, small frilled hat, dress with stripes at hem, fichu, 1792.
  • 459. Grey-powdered hair, straw hat with ribbon under chin, fichu and scarf, 1792.

« Histoire du costume » par Henry Harald Hansen.
 Dessins de Ebbe Susen, Mogens Bryder et Kaj Norregaard.
Traduit du Danois par Jaqueline Puissant.
Flammarion, Paris, 1954.

German fashion in the 18th century.

German fashion in the 18th century.

German fashion in the 18th century.

German fashion in the 18th century. The Georgian Era.

Top row left to right: women’s fashion in 1793. Chur Saxon field postmaster. Princely Hessian postilion. Right: Costumes in 1788. Bottom row left to right: Fashion of 1791 and 1792. Right: German fashion of 1789 and 1790. (The fashion of women based on the Dutch Spanish baroque period with a high hat, and Bonnets in the French style of Charlotte Corday – at upper row. The men wear the tricorne and Rhinegraves pants for mid-length jacket)

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

Civil costumes. 18th century.

German Civil costumes. 1770 to 1790.

German and French civil costumes. 1770 to 1790.

German and French civil costumes. 18th century.

1770 to 1790.
Top row left to right: German and french costume in Strasbourg. Civil costumes from Karlsruhe, Vienna, Frankfurt. Bottom row left: girl and woman in the costume of Augsburg. Right: costumes from Ludwigsburg, Munich, Black Forest peasant.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

The Days of the Directoire. Costumes under the French Revolution.

French directory, Directoire fashion. France Revolution costumes.

Public audience by the Directory

FASHION IN THE DAYS OF THE DIRECTOIRE.

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Costume under the Revolution; Versailles no longer the arbiter of the mode – Anglomania, “Anticomania,” Rousseau, and a “return to Nature ” – Blonde perukes – Dresses à la Flore, à la Diane, etc. – The classical cothurnus; the “balantine ” – Pink silk tights and gauze veiled nudities – Impossibles and Incroyables; masculine dress à la Anglaise – Official costumes of National Representatives and of Directors – Barras’ little joke – A lady on contemporary fashions in Paris. Continue reading