A sketch of a Chinese comedian performing his part before the the British Ambassador, December 19, 1793, at Canton.
This Ballroom costume contains almost every possible exaggeration that could be heaped upon an already overdeveloped style.
Russia 16th and 19th century. Historical persons and folk costumes.
The carpet illustrated is an exceptionally beautiful fabric from the Adraskand valley, dating back to the eighteenth century.
Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
The Clan of the Mac-Nicols, Sinclai, Colqhon, Farquharson, Urqhart, Mathesons, Mac-Niels, Clan Mac-Ivor, Chisholm, Mac-Lean, Clar-Innis
The striped stockings and crooked stick are characteristic of the Incroyables. The trend toward simplicity resulted in a classic silhouette for women (Merveilleuses).
France 18th century. Fashion types from the time of the Directory. Stock exchange speculators and crooks. The Merveilleuses and the Incroyables.
The Owlers sold wool out of England and secretly shipped it at night from the shores of Kent and Sussex.
Regimental dress 1793 to 1802. This is the only Campbell tartan in the collection made by the Highland Society of London in 1816-17.