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.

Marguerite Victoire Babois, French writer 1760-1839

Marguerite Victoire Babois, French writer, Portrait, Artist during French empire period.

Marguerite Victoire Babois 1760-1839

Marguerite Victoire Babois, French writer 1760-1839

Victory Babois Marguerite, born October 6, 1760 in Versailles, died March 18, 1839 in Paris was a French writer, author of elegies and other poems which have placed her name at the forefront of French elegiac poets.
Victory Babois was born into a family of merchants. She is the niece of the poet Jean-François Ducis.
Victory Babois does not publish literary works before the age of thirty. It was her uncle who had driven her to write. She published her first elegies in 1805, the year of the death of her daughter, although they were written between 1792 and 1795. Her works have been collected under the title „ Élégies et poésies diverses „ (1810). She stops her literary career in 1836, due to medical problems.

Gallery: Famous French women during the 17th and 18th century
Early feminist. More: French Portail des femmes, English Portal:Feminism

American Colonial style 18th century

Old State House, Boston, Massachusetts. American colonial architecture

Old State House (Georgian), Boston, Massachusetts

American Colonial style 18th century.

Brief overview of the cultural epochs by using selected characteristic elements of style.

American colonial costumes from 1760 and 1717. Man and woman Puritan costumes. Quaker costume.

American Colonial furniture, spinning wheels and lighting articles: Arm chair, highboy, Paul Revere lantern, candlestick, cradle, ladder back chair, gate leg table, butterfly table, spinning wheel for flax and a wool spinning wheel.

American Colonial furniture and Architectural decorations.

American colonial living room drapery with wood cornice. American colonial design and furniture

American colonial living room

American colonial living room drapery with wood cornice.

English American Settlements later Part of 17th Century. English Colonies.

English American Settlements later Part of 17th Century

English American Settlements

Underlined names were English Colonies before 1700.
Map by Longmans, Green & Co. Ldt. London, New York, Toronto, Bombay, Calcutta & Madras. Map XXVI.

 

Chinese noble woman Qing Dynasty costume.

Chinese noble woman in Qing Dynasty costume. Chinese National clothing. female dress

Qing Dynasty costume

Chinese Noble Woman 18th century Qing Dynasty costume.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

Young Neapolitan Girl. Italian 18th century clothing.

Italian Neapolitan Girl in national clothing. Traditional Neapolitan costume

Young Neapolitan Girl

Young Neapolitan Girl. Italian 18th century clothing.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.
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Flemish woman in 18th century

Flemish national costume. Female rococo clothing. Dutch folk dress

Flemish woman in 18th century

Flemish woman in costume of 18th century, rococo fashion period.

Historically, Flanders and Flemish refers only to the provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders, or the former County of Flanders, which is the western part of today’s Flanders region. Flemish people today refer to themselves as the Dutch-speaking inhabitants of the Belgian region of Flanders and a part of the Dutch-speaking inhabitants of the Brussels-Capital Region.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

Rococo ball gown in the time of Louis XVI

French Rococo ball gown. Marie Antoinette costume ideas. 18th century clothing. Versailles court dress

Ball Gown in the time of Louis XVI

Rococo ball gown in the time of Louis XVI, 18th century.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

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French rider in 1779. 18th century rococo period.

French rider habit. Rococo clothing. 18th century costume. Fashion ideas

French rider in in 1779.

French rider in 1779. 18th century rococo period.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

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Courtier in Rococo clothing in the time of Louis XV.

Courtier in Rococo clothing. Louis XV. fashion period. 18th century costume

Courtier of Louis XV.

Courtier in Rococo clothing in the time of Louis XV. (1710-1774)

Men’s Fashion of the Rococo, Justaucorps „habit à la française“, with vest pants and Tricorne.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

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Rococo hunting costume 18th century

Rococo hunting costume. 18th century clothing

Costume de chasse 1779

Rococo hunting costume 1779. 18th century fashion.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

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Rococo costume 18th century. Noble Men in court dress.

French Rococo costume. Louis XV. fashion. 18th century clothing. Character design

Costume of the time of Louis XV. 1750

Rococo costume. Men’s Fashion of the time of Louis XV. 1750.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

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Suit in Polish style 1780.

Suit Polish style. French Rococo fashion. 18th century costumes. Dandy.

A dandy wearing a suit Polish style

Suit in Polish style 1780, 18th century.

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