Portrait of James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.

James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury 1746–1820. English diplomat. Portrait French Revolution History

James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury 1746–1820. English diplomat.

James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.

As a British diplomat, he negotiated unsuccessfully in 1796 and 1797 with the French Directorate in Paris and Lille, but then had to retire because of deafness. 1800 Harris was raised to the Earl of Malmesbury.

Free eBook: Diaries and correspondence of James Harris, first Earl of Malmesbury.

 Louis XIV. , Louis XV. , Louis XVI., Baroque, Rococo, Directoire, French Revolution, Regency, Empire, Restoration or Romanticism fashion era. German Biedermeier.


  1. The French Fashion History.
  2. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715
  3. The Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.
  4. Reign of Louis XVI. 1780 to 1789.
  5. The French Republic 1789 to 1802.
  6. Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799.
  7. Les Modes sous la revolution 1792-1799 by Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.
  8. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. France empire.
  9. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. Restoration,  Romanticism
  10. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Victorian era. Romanticism fashion.
  11. The Second Republic. 1848 -1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  12. The use of the Corset in the reign of Louis XVI.
  13. Ladies hat styles from 1776-1790 by Rose Bertin.
  14. Fashion under the  French revolution 1789 to 1802.
  15. Paris fashion 1793 to 1795. French revolution.
  16. The Execution of the King Louis XVI.
  17. The Execution of Marie-Antoinette.
  18. The Incroyables and Muscadins. The French directory dandies.
  19. Les Incroyables et Merveilleuses. “The Directoire Style” between 1795–1804.
  20. Nymphs and Merveilleuses. By Octave Uzanne.
  21. Fashion in Paris after the Revolution. By Octave Uzanne. 1796-1800.
  22. Portraits by people during the French Revolution
  23. The Gallery of Fashion. by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.
  24. Comparison of the French and English modes. 1808 to 1815
  25. The Salon of Madame Récamier during the French Revolution.
  26. The Salons of Paris before the French Revolution.
  27. Caraco a´la francaise in 1786.
  28. The Evolution of Modern Feminine Fashion 1786.
  29. Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788.
  30. Historic hairstyles from Ancient times to the Empire.
Manches. Les modes sous Louis XVI. La mode du rococo.
Sleeves. Fashion under Louis XVI., 1774 to 1789 (Late baroque, rococo fashion era) L’histoire... Read more
1774 • 1775 • 1789 • 18th Century • France • French Ancien Régime fashion • Rococo
Paul Louis de Giafferri • Rococo fashion
French Revolution street scene 1792
French Revolution street scene 1792. Parisian citizen costumes during the reign of terror. Read ... Read more
1792 • 18th Century • France • French fashion history
French Directoire style • French Revolution Costume
Brissot de Warville, leader of the Girondins.
Brissot de Warville 1754 -1793, leader of the Girondins. Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville calle... Read more
1789 • 18th Century • Directoire • France
French Revolution Costume • Portrait
Costume Toque de Velours. Witz-choura de Satin.
Costume Toque de Velours. Witz-choura de Satin. Merveilleuses. French neoclassical fashion b... Read more
18th Century • Directoire • First Empire • France • Georgian period • Merveilleuses • Regency period
First Empire Style • French Directoire style • Fur • Horace Vernet • Muff • Neoclassical dresses • Regency period
Incroyable with bicorne hat.
The mysterious conversations. France Directory costumes c. 1790. La conversation mystérieuse... Read more
1790 • 18th Century • Directoire • France • Incroyables • Merveilleuses
French Directoire style • French Revolution Costume
Regency Queen Elizabeth's ruff.
Regency Queen Elizabeth's ruff of bread lace 1796. The Gallery of Fashion October 1796. England... Read more
1796 • 18th Century • England • Gallery of Fashion • Gallery of Fashion Vol.3 • Georgian period • Regency period
England Georgian Era Fashion • Nikolaus von Heideloff • Regency period
Fruit seller in traditional Indian costume, 18th century.
Fruit seller in traditional Indian costume, 18th century. From the book: The Oriental Annual, or ... Read more
1790 • 18th Century • Asia • India
The Oriental Annual • Traditional India costumes