Category Archives: 1820

Well known Bond Street Loungers in 1820.

Regency Dandy Clubs, Dandysme. The Earl of Sefton, The Duke of Devonshire, "Poodle Byng", Lord Manners, The Duke of Beaufort.

Well known Bond Street Loungers in 1820.

Well known Bond Street Loungers in 1820.

From left: The Earl of Sefton, The Duke of Devonshire, “Poodle Byng”, Lord Manners, The Duke of Beaufort.

From the book: The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow, being anecdotes of the camp, court, clubs and society, 1810-1860. By Captain Rees Howell Gronow (1794–1865). Published: London, John C. Nimmo, 1889. Artist Joseph Grego (1843-1908).

Free Ebook: The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow. Volume 1 & 2.

Tags: Regency period. Georgian Fashion. Dandy Clubs – Dandysme.

France romantic elegance. Restoration era c. 1820.

Romantic fashion costumes. French Restoration period

Romantic elegance c. 1820.

Romantic elegance costumes. Restoration era c. 1820.

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.

Sbirri of the Kingdom of Naples 19th century.

Roman Costumes. Traditional women clothing of Naples. Italian national costume. Italy Folk dress.

Sbirri of the Kingdom of Naples

Sbirri of the Kingdom of Naples.

SBIRRI, from Ital. sbirri, an archer, a name given to a class of armed police in Italy, resembling the French gens’d’armes in every thing but their usefulness. They patrole with a large cocked hat, armed with a fusil.

Roman Costumes. Drawing by Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835). Engraving by C. Hullmandel. Published by Rodwell & Martin, London.
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