Category Archives: 1804

Costumes and Fashion in 1804

The Cape of Good Hope.

Sailing ships in storm. South Africa, Cape of Good Hope. 19th century history.

Loss of the Sceptre.

The Cape of Good Hope and surrounding countries. 19th century.

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The beginning of modern historiography in South Africa is set to 6 April 1652, when the Dutchman Jan van Riebeeck on behalf of the Dutch East India Company (Dutch Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie, VOC) established a supply station at the Cape of Good Hope. The Cape Dutch brought many slaves from Indonesia, Madagascar and India into the country. Beginning of the year 1743 the number of slaves in the province was significantly higher than that of European settlers.

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Fancy turban. Filled Twists dress. Regency fashion 1804.

Fancy turban. Filled Twists dress. Regency fashion. First Empire dress. Georgian era

Costume Parisien 1804.

Fancy turban. Filled Twists dress. Regency, First empire fashion.

Turban de Fantaisie. Robe Garnie en Torsades. Costume Parisien 1804.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion period.

Associated to:

  1. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. First Empire, Regency period.
  2. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. The Restoration period. Biedermeier.
  3. Gallery of Fashion by N. Heidelhoff
  4. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Romanticism. Early Victorian era. Biedermeier
  5. The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  6. Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
  7. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes. Archives of French fashion

Turkish Chiffon Dress. France Empire 1804.

Turkish Chiffon Dress. France Empire costumes. Regency era fashion.

Robe de Mousseline Turque.

Turkish Chiffon Dress. France Empire 1804.

Coiffure en Chou de Nattes. Robe de Mousseline Turque. Costume Parisien 1804.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion era.

Associated to:

  1. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. First Empire, Regency period.
  2. Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
  3. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. The Restoration period. Biedermeier.
  4. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Romanticism. Early Victorian era. Biedermeier
  5. The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  6. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes. Archives of French fashion

Regency fashion. Colerette, Pélerine, Straw hats, 1804.

Regency fashion hats. France Empire. Georgian era fashion.

Regency fashion hats 1804.

Regency fashion hats. Colerette, Pélerine, Straw hats, 1804.

1, Chapeau de Sparterie. 2, Chapeau de Marcelline. 3, Chapeau de Paille cousue. 4, Colerette et Pélerine. 5, Coiffures en Cheveux Kisses. Chapeau de Taffetas orné de Rubans de Paille. 7, Chapeau de Rubans. 8, Soulier couvert.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion era.

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England Georgian Regency, France Directoire, First Empire, Neo Classical.




  1. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. First Empire, Regency period.
  2. Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
  3. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. The Restoration period. Biedermeier.
  4. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Romanticism. Early Victorian era. Biedermeier
  5. The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  6. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes. Archives of French fashion

Half Dressed costume. Regency era menswear.

Half Dressed costume. Regency era menswear. France empire fashion

Costume Demi-Habillé 1804.

Half Dressed costume. Regency era menswear, 1804.

Costume Demi-Habillé. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion era.

Associated to:

  1. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. First Empire, Regency period.
  2. Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
  3. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. The Restoration period. Biedermeier.
  4. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Romanticism. Early Victorian era. Biedermeier
  5. The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  6. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes. Archives of French fashion

Reign of Napoleon I. Fashion history.

Reign of Napoleon I. First empire fashion. Regency Costume History. Georgian costumes. Empire fashion.

Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814.

Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814.

French First Empire fashion. (England Regency, Georgian fashion period)

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Uniform of Imperial Guard. French army of 1804 to 1815.

Imperial Guard. French Army uniforms. France Military costumes

French Imperial Guard 1804 to 1815.

French army of 1804 to 1815. Uniform of Imperial Guard.

Armee Francaise de 1804 à 1815. Garde Imperiale. 

After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise 1804 à 1815. Paris Impr. Jules Rigo et Cie.

The Coquettes, Flirts of the First Empire 1804–1814.

French Empire Costumes. Regency Fashion. France Revolution Uniforms. The Coquettes, Octave Uzanne.

The Coquettes, Flirts of the First Empire.

The Coquettes, Flirts of the First Empire 1804–1814 (Napoleonic Empire).

Les Coquettes du Premier Empire. Les Modes sous la Restauration. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions – Manners – Usages, by Octave Uzanne. Illustrations in water colours by Albert Lynch. Engraved in colours by Eugène Gaujean.

Empress Josephine At Château de Malmaison 1804.

French Empress Josephine. France First Empire, England Regency, Georgian fashion period.

Empress Josephine At Château de Malmaison

Empress Josephine At Château de Malmaison.

The Malmaison Castle (Château de Malmaison) in Rueil-Malmaison west of Paris was the residence of Emperor Napoleon and his wife Josephine. 1804 began Joséphine, a great lover of flowers (especially the roses, which is why she is also called “Rose Empress”), with the installation of a famous rose garden, which contained all the known varieties of roses to her time at her death.

From the Book: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; (1896) by Sloane, William Milligan.

Tags: France First Empire, England Regency, Georgian fashion period.