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.

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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German mother with monstrous child in 1761. Baroque era.

 German mother. Monstrous child. 18th century child dress. peasant costume. Bavarian baroque era.

German mother with monstrous child, 18th century.

German mother with monstrous child in 1761.

German child dress in the 18th century.

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Coconut merchant costume 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Coconut merchant costume. Paris fashion 18th century. Baroque costumes

Merchant of coconut 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Coconut merchant costume 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Marchand de coco 1774. Costumes de Paris. D’après Poisson.
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Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature of the 18th century.

Coiffure à l'échelle. Rococo fashion. Rococo hairstyle.

Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature du XVIII siècle.

Coiffure à l’échelle.

Measuring the hairstyle. Caricature of the 18th century.

Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature du XVIII siècle. D’après une gravure du temps. Gravure extraite de l’ouvrage de H . Gourdon de Genouillac.
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Bourgeoise woman costume in 1781.

Bourgeoise woman fashion. 18th century rococo fashion.

Bourgeoise woman costume in 1781.

Bourgeoise woman costume in 1781.

Bourgeoise en 1781.

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Merchant of walnuts in 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Costumes of Paris. Merchant walnuts costume. 18th century fashion.

Merchant of walnuts in 1774.

Merchant of walnuts in 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Marchande de cerneaux 1774. Costumes de Paris.

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Parisian costumes of the 18th century. Ragpicker. Water carrier.

Parisian costumes. 18th century fashion. Water carrier. Merchant of melons. Ragpicker. Merchant of sweets.

Parisian costumes of the 18th century.

Parisian costumes of the 18th century.

Water carrier. Merchant of melons. Ragpicker. Merchant of sweets.

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