Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
The plate represents a country maccaronara; for so are called those public houses where nothing but macaroni is sold; and no village is without them. The Neapolitan macaroni is easily known by not being twisted like that of Genoa, but straight, or bent only at one end.
Iceland wedding dress 1809 Source: Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809 by Sir William Jackson Hooker. Published by Longman London, Yarmouth 1813. Above picture: Different… Read More
Dalarna costumes, Sweden. Dalarna is a historical province (landskap Swedish) in the heart of Sweden.
Infanterie légère de la Garde Impériale (Napoléon 1er,1809). Voltigeur. Carabinier.
The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London. Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the 19th century.
Regency walking dress. April 1809. Fashions for ladies and gentleman.
Fashion London April 1809. FULL DRESS.
Fashions under the First Empire — Sacks — “Personnes cossues” — A saying of Napoleon’s – White gowns — Valenciennes lace — Ball dresses; walking dresses — Polish “toquets” and bonnets — Turbans — Muslins — Artificial flowers — Wenzel’s manufactory; “The Offspring of Imposture,” Campenon’s verses — Parisian ladies, as sketched by Horace Vernet — Stays — Cashmeres — Protest by Piis — Ternaux assists in establishing the manufacture of cashmere shawls in France — Cotton stuffs — Richard Lenoir; importance of the Rouen manufacture — Violets during the Hundred Days — The “eighteen folds,” and white silk.
The Empress Josephine in the Park at Malmaison (1809) by Pierre Prud’hon. French Neo-classicism, Romanticism painting. France First Empire costume period. England Regency, Georgian fashion period. From the Book: Life of Napoleon… Read More