English Black Romantic. Idealized, kitschy representation of women at the beginning of the Victorian age in the spirit of Lord Byron.. The coronation of Victoria took place at Westminster Abbey on June 28, 1838.
Production of wooden shoes in the Basse-Bretagne in 1840. View into the interior of a hut where a family lives together.
When Mme. Sarah Bernhardt first came to America, all her scenic costumes were designed by Maison de couture Félix.
Original traditional costume of an innkeeper from Miesbach, Upper Bavaria, close to Munich.
The treasury of ornamental art. Specimen embroidered satin. Manufactured at Kachchh (Cutch), Gujarat in India.
Japan shippō-yaki design. Three segments of a circular border. Cloisonné enamel. Ornamental design 19th century.
When boys are dressed for exhibition, as represented in the plate, there is nothing whatever, to distinguish them from the other sex.
Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the beginning of the 19th century. Historical travelogue by Emeric Essex Vidal and Rudolph Ackermann.
London fashions 1824. Regency Promenade dress. Pelisse of levantine silk, or Terry velvet, of a rich brown colour (couleur d’oreille d’ours).
Costumed Empire people at a masked ball at the Paris Opera 1804. Illustration by Jean-Francois Bosio. Composition pour le “Journal des Dames”.