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.
THIS shoe is fastened by a ribbon tie, instead of the overlapping straps with ornamental buckle. It is made of plain black satin, with the silk binding that is usual at the present day. The heel is neatly shaped, and not of such extravagant height as that of other shoes of a corresponding date, probably about the middle or end of the last century ; toe pointed.
The Coquettes, Flirts of the First Empire 1804–1814 (Napoleonic Empire).
Les Coquettes du Premier Empire.Les Modes sous la Restauration. 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.
The Malmaison Castle (Château de Malmaison) in Rueil-Malmaison west of Paris was the residence of Emperor Napoleon and his wife Josephine. 1804 began Joséphine, a great lover of flowers (especially the roses, which is why she is also called “Rose Empress”), with the installation of a famous rose garden, which contained all the known varieties of roses to her time at her death.
From the Book: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; (1896) by Sloane, William Milligan.
Tags: France First Empire, England Regency, Georgian fashion period.
German and French Empire fashion. Regency period. First third of the 19th Century.
Top row left to right: German and French fashion. Costumes of 1809 bis 1812. Right: German and French fashion. Costumes of the years 1802 1803 and 1804. Bottom row left to right: German and French fashion. Costumes of 1802 bis 1804. Right: German and French fashion. Costumes of 1808 and 1809. Empire style.
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