Category Archives: England

Period Costumes and Fashion from England, Regency, Empire, Georgian, Directory, Victorian and Tudor dresses.

Walter Besant. The World Went Very Well Then.

Walter Besant. Freemason. British Author.

John Brooking’s Studio by A. Forestier.

Walter Besant. John Brooking’s Studio by A. Forestier.

LUKE ANGUISH, who is anxious to be a painter, learns much of his art from John Brooking, a marine artist. Continue reading

Thomas Becket. Archbishop of Canterbury.

Saint Thomas Becket. England 12th century bishop

St. Thomas à Becket

Thomas Becket. Archbishop of Canterbury (1118-1170).

It is not a little remarkable that the only Romish shrine which has been publicly brought to notice in England during the last few years is that of à Becket, the representative of the unyielding supremacy of that church, which still demands not only spiritual but temporal power. Continue reading

Richard I the Lionheart. Cœur de Lion.

Richard Cœur de Lion, England King Richard I, Lionheart, King,EnglandMediaval knight,

The death of Richard Coeur de Lion. Richard Cœur de Lion forgiving Bertrand de Gurdun. Who had attemted his life 1199.

Richard I the Lionheart 1157-1199.

Richard Ier Cœur de Lion, actually Richard Plantagenet; was from 1189 to his death King of England. From 1172 to the year of his coronation was Richard Duke of Aquitaine. Then he held the title of Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy and Count of Anjou.
Richard was the third son of King Henry II. Of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Bertran de Gurdun also known as Pierre Basile and John Sabroz. According to the legend Richard let Pierre Basile, the enemy’s skirmishers of the deadly bolt, looking after winning the battle and bring to him and knighted him with the words: Continue reading

King Henry VII. The Tudor.

England King Henry VII. Tudor Coronation costume

Henry VII.. From the picture in the new Palace of Westminster.

King Henry the VII. The Tudor.

Henry the Seventh was less than thirty years old when the victory at Bosworth placed him on the English throne. Continue reading

Knitted dress by Thiébaud-Guichard. Romantic era 1841.

Knitted dress. Romantic era fashion. Biedermeier costume

La Mode 1841.

Knitted dress by Thiébaud-Guichard. Romantic era 1841.

Meubles de Maigret. Guipure de Doucet. Porcelaines de Toy. Miror de Giroux. Fleurs de Constantin. Etoffes de robes de Thiébaud-Guichard façon de Mlle. Moismont. Gants Mayer. Sous jupes Oudinot Lutel. Plisse Lithuanienne de Gagelin Opigor envois de la Maison de Commission Lassalle et Cie., 28 rue Taitbout.

La Mode 1841. Journal et gravures des mode. Bibliography of costume. Romantic Era, Biedermeier period. Early Victorian.

Associated to:

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

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

Fitted dress with silk pants. Regency era.

Fitted dress. Regency era costumes. Romantic fashion. Biedermeier Mode

Costume Parisien 1816.

Fitted dress with silk pants. Costume parisien 1816.

Habit de Drap. Culotte de Soie. Bas à Mailles coulées.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1816. France Restoration era. England Georgian era. Regency fashion period.

Associated to:

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

Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne.

Tristram Shandy. Romantic era. Rococo costumes fashion

Tristram Shandy. Yorick and the Chaise-Vamper’s Wife.

Tristram Shandy. Yorick and the Chaise-Vamper’s Wife.

“It then presently occurred to me that I’had left my remarks in the pocket of the chaise: and that in selling my chaise I had sold my remarks along with it, to the chaise-vamper. Continue reading