Design for grand architectural additions and drapes that add Palladian or Venetian proportions to a narrow window bay.
At every stand for hackney-coaches in the metropolis, there is one or more persons termed watermen, whose occupation is to attend to the horses.
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.
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The hand bag and parasol illustrate two of the most common accessories of the 19th century.
The party dress here shows definite leanings toward the Romantic period, which began with 1815.
The figures are all taken from fashion journals. The period includes the last period of the convent, the rule of the board of directors and the beginning of the consulate.
London fashions 1824. Regency Promenade dress. Pelisse of levantine silk, or Terry velvet, of a rich brown colour (couleur d’oreille d’ours).
The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser. Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson. Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley BAKING OR BOILING APPLES. London 1804.
Hurdy-gurdy. Organ grinder. The Halfpenny Showman. From: The Costume of Great Britain, by W.H. Pyne, 1808.
The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London. Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the 19th century.