France 18th century. Fashion types from the time of the Directory. Stock exchange speculators and crooks. The Merveilleuses and the Incroyables.
The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
THE Executive Board will have two costumes; one for its ordinary functions, the other for the representation of groups, national holidays, etc.
The engravings depicting Californian native people, taken from the Encyclopedia of Travels by Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, a five-volume work published in Paris in 1795-1796.
THE Members who make up the Council of the Five Hundred and One hundred, wear the long white dress, the blue belt, the scarlet coat, (all in wool) and the blue velvet hat.
This Council examines the resolutions presented to it by the Five Hundred Council. It approves or rejects them, after they have been submitted for discussion.
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.
Royalists, Anti-Republicans, Anti-Jacobins. Type of Dandy during the Directory. Cafe des Incroyables.
James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Étoffes. Costume d’enfant, Corsage bleu, Cocarde blanche, Chemise à la prêtresse, Sac rouge vif, Ruban de blonde garni, Jupe de toile imprimée