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Fashion and costume history of the Baroque. The epoch of Baroque lasted from 1575 to 1770. It is divided into early Baroque (until about 1650), the High Baroque (ca. 1650-1720) and late Baroque or Rococo (ca. 1720-1770).

The Escape of Charles II. with Jane Lane.

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Charles II, Jane Lane. England history. Baroque costumes. England king

Charles as William Jackson riding with Jane Lane to Bristol. The Escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester. By Edward Matthew Ward.

The Escape of Charles II.

Charles  and Jane Lane who sheltered King Charles II after his defeat at the Battle of Worcester, 1651.

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James Graham, 1. Marquess of Montrose.

 Marquis of Montrose. 17th century. English Civil War. Baroque costume.

The Marquis of Montrose at the Place of Execution.

The Execution of James Graham, 1. Marquess of Montrose.

James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose, (born probably in 1612 in Montrose, executed on May 21, 1650 in Edinburgh) was a Scottish nobleman who fought from 1644 to 1650  in the English Civil War in Scotland for the royal side.

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Coconut merchant costume 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Coconut merchant costume. Paris fashion 18th century. Baroque costumes

Merchant of coconut 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Coconut merchant costume 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Marchand de coco 1774. Costumes de Paris. D’après Poisson.
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Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature of the 18th century.

Coiffure à l'échelle. Rococo fashion. Rococo hairstyle.

Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature du XVIII siècle.

Coiffure à l’échelle.

Measuring the hairstyle. Caricature of the 18th century.

Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature du XVIII siècle. D’après une gravure du temps. Gravure extraite de l’ouvrage de H . Gourdon de Genouillac.
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Oliver Cromwell. The Protector. History of England

Oliver Cromwell. Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. England History. 17th century.

Oliver Cromwell. Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Oliver Cromwell. The Protector.

Oliver Cromwell (born 1599 in Huntingdon, died on September 3, 1658 in Westminster) was Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland during the brief Republican period of British history. In the history of the British Isles Cromwell is a controversial figure. Some historians rate him as a Kingslayer and dictator, while he applies by others as freedom hero.

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