Historic dress in America during the Republic under George Washington and John Adams.
Antiquities of Great-Britain. The market cross at Glastonbury, Somerset by Thomas Hearne
Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
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The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
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France 18th century. Costumes of the middle classes. Bourgeois women and their children. Rococo period.
The figures are all taken from fashion journals. The period includes the last period of the convent, the rule of the board of directors and the beginning of the consulate.
Europe. 18th century. The French influence. Under the reign of terror, the development of fashions began and reached perfection under the direction of the Directorate.
FRANCE – 18TH CENTURY. TRADITIONAL COSTUMES AND INDOOR FURNISHING, 1794.
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.
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