Category Archives: 1849

Dahohman Army. An Amazon. Benin Africa 19th. c.

Dahohman Army. Amazon soldier. Dahomey Women Warriors. Africa military

Seh-Dong-Hong-Beh, an Amazon soldier.

Seh-Dong-Hong-Beh. An Amazon in the Dahohman Army.

From the 17th to the late 19th century Dahomey had women regiments in the army.

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The Second Republic. Fashion 1848 to 1851.

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Fashion and Costumes of the The Second Republic.

Fashion and Costumes of the The Second Republic.

Fashion and Costumes of the The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851.

Tricoloured stuffs of 1848 — Girondin mantles — Open gowns — Summer dresses — Kasawecks and their derivatives — Beaver bonnets; velvet bonnets, and satin or crape drawn bonnets — Cloches, Cornelia, Moldavian, and Josephine cloaks; mantles — Isly green — Opera cloaks — Numerous styles of dressing the hair: a la Marie Stuart, a la Valois, Leda, Proserpine, and Ceres — Marquise parasols — Jewellery — Straw bonnets — “Orleans” and “armure” — Work reticule or bag — “Chinas” — Pagoda sleeves — Waistcoats; basque bodices — New and economical canezous.
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