William Huskisson 1770–1830. British statesman. The events of the French Revolution aroused his interest in politics. Huskisson was a member of the “Club of 1789”, whose members a transformation of… Read More
George O’Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont 1751-1837. As a young man Wyndham was a playboy and had numerous affairs, including with Elizabeth Lamb. Especially known however, he was a patron,… Read More
18th century regency shoe from the Georgian Era. PLATE XI. THIS shoe is fastened by a ribbon tie, instead of the overlapping straps with ornamental buckle. It is made of plain… Read More
The Coquettes, Flirts of the First Empire 1804–1814 (Napoleonic Empire). Les Coquettes du Premier Empire. Les Modes sous la Restauration. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions –… Read More
Mother Of Napoleon Bonaparte. Maria Letizia Ramolino Buonaparte 1750-1836. French first empire period. From the Book: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; (1896) by Sloane, William Milligan.
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.
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
Empress Josephine At Château de Malmaison. The Malmaison Castle (Château de Malmaison) in Rueil-Malmaison west of Paris was the residence of Emperor Napoleon and his wife Josephine. 1804 began Joséphine, a… Read More
German fashion in the last third of the 18th century.
German fashion in the 18th century. The Georgian Era. Top row left to right: women’s fashion in 1793. Chur Saxon field postmaster. Princely Hessian postilion. Right: Costumes in 1788. Bottom row left… Read More