The elegant Parisian society of 1792 in the gardens of the Royal Palace: elegant crowd, gathered under the trees, discussing and courting.
Historic tragedies have their lessons of instruction to after-generations; they tell their sad tales of sorrow and anguish, which make ears tingle and hearts weep in sympathy. They form graphic… Read More
Chevalier Charles d’Éon. Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont, known as “chevalier d’Éon” (1728- 1810) was a diplomat, spy, officer and man of letters from France. He remained famous for his pronounced… Read More
Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799. January 24, 1789 – November 9, 1799 – Coup of 18 Brumaire to Paris – the end of the French Revolution.
Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois demolishing buildings of Lyon. French Revolution. Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois démolissant des bâtiments de Lyon.
Jean-Sylvain Bailly 1736-1793. Freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution. He presided over the Tennis Court Oath.
George O’Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont 1751-1837. As a young man Wyndham was a playboy and had numerous affairs, including with Elizabeth Lamb. Especially known however, he was a patron,… Read More
Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754–1823). Mistress of the Duke of Orléans. Lady Grace Dalrymple Elliott born around 1754-1823, was a Scottish courtesan who witnessed the events of the French Revolution in… Read More
French Revolution street scene 1792. Parisian citizen costumes during the reign of terror. Read more: The Execution of the King Louis XVI. The Execution of Marie-Antoinette. The Days of the… Read More
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Gant chamois, Chaîne d’or, Bijou, Châtelaine, Pendentif en émail, Médaillon, Ombrelle, Manchon,