Swiss folk costumes from the cantons of Lucerne, Fribourg, Zug, Bern, Schwyz, Schaffhausen and Valais at the beginning of the 19th century.
The party dress here shows definite leanings toward the Romantic period, which began with 1815.
Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
The procession represents the Emperor, Akbar Shah II., surrounded by all the pomp of his court, proceeding along the edge of the Jumna river, accompanied by the British Resident and his staff. It is very characteristic of the past glories of the great Moghul House.
Travels in the island of Iceland during the summer of the year MDCCCX, by George Steuart Mackenzie a. o.
Empire Fashion and Hairstyles from 1800 to 1810.
Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud. Sketched from life by Sir J. Sutherland.
One of the Envoy’s Jelowdar. A person who leads and looks after a horse on the road.
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.
A Favorite Occupation of Josephine. French first empire fashion. (England Regency, Georgian period) From the Book: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; (1896) by Sloane, William Milligan.