Category Archives: 18th Century

Costume and Fashion History during the 18th Century. Clothing of the Late Baroque, Rococo, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Rose Bertin Minister of Fashion at the court of Marie Antoinette. The French Revolution fashion period of Incroyables and Merveilleuses. The Georgians and Regency period.

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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Tayadaneega Mohawk Indian chief

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Tayadaneega Mohawk Indian chief.

Tayadaneega Mohawk Indian chief.

Joseph Tayadaneega (1743-1807) called the Brant, the Great Captain of the Six Nations. Thayendanegea, means “two sticks bound together”, denoting strength.
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Incroyables and Muscadins.

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Incroyables. Muscadins. Dandies. France revolution costumes.

The Incroyables and Muscadins.

The Incroyables and Muscadins.

The French directory dandies.

Monarchical reaction – Incroyables and Muscadins — Tape-durs— The Café Carchy — The “Requisition” — Political clubs — The “Petit Coblentz” — Intrigues and lampoons — Louis Ange Pitou, (Pitou l’Auxerrois)

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Marchande de modes portant la marchandise en ville.

Marchande,modes,farthingale, rococo fashion. Galerie des modes,18th cnetury costumes

Marchande de modes 1780

Marchande de modes portant la marchandise en ville 1780.

A Dressmaker carrying the merchandise in the city in 1780.

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Jeune Actrice dans le Jaloux d’Estramadure.

Estramadure. Costume Espagnol. rococo fashion, farthingale

Jeune Actrice vêtu du Costume Espagnol dans le Jaloux d’Estramadure 1779

Jeune Actrice dans le Jaloux d’Estramadure.

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Habit en surtout à brandebourg 1780.

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Habit en surtout à brandebourg 1780

Habit en surtout à brandebourg 1780.

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Paris 18th century nobility fashion.

Paris 18th century nobility fashion. Rococo costumes.

Paris 18th century nobility fashion.

Paris 18th century nobility fashion, c. 1760.

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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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Paris saleswoman of cream. 18th century fashion.

Fashion History. Paris Merchant costume

Merchant of Cream 1774. According to Poisson.

Paris saleswoman of cream in 1774.

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Ribbons merchant in 1774. 18th century costume.

Fashion History. Ribbons merchant. 18th century costume

Ribbons merchant in 1774.

Ribbons merchant in 1774. France, 18th century costume.

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Japan Samurai. Traditional Process of donning Armor.

Japan Samurai, Japanese Warriors, Plate Armor, Vibrant Undergarment, Longbow, Swordsman, Traditional Process of Donning Armor

Japan Samurai. Traditional Process of donning Armor.

Japan Samurai. Traditional Process of donning Armor.

The process of putting on a full suit of armor. Illustration by Auguste Racinet.

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