History of Costume. Empire Romantic Era of the middle or late 1820’s. Young lady wears a ballroom ensemble. Young man dressed in evening clothes.
The hand bag and parasol illustrate two of the most common accessories of the 19th century.
When boys are dressed for exhibition, as represented in the plate, there is nothing whatever, to distinguish them from the other sex.
Inhabitants of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land. It is estimated that upon arrival of the British in 1803 about 3,000 to 5,000 aborigines lived in Tasmania. They were completely wiped out… Read More
A tattooed man from Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands.
Inhabitants of New Holland, Australia.
Dutch costume. A servant of Amsterdam, 1828. A servant of Amsterdam and a dairy nearby. Une servante d’ Amsterdam et une laitière des environs.
Married woman from Hinloopen, Province Friesland, 1828.
Dutch costume from Friesland around Leeuwarden, 1828. Peasant Woman and farmer from Friesland around Leeuwarden. Paysan et Paysanne de la Frise avec environs de Leeuwarden.
Dutch costumes of Assendelft, of North Holland, 1828. A Farmer with her child, and a girl of Assendelft, of North Holland. Une Paysanne avec son enfant, et une jeune fille… Read More