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.
All the figures on this panel show the predominant influence of the English-French fashions of Louis XVI’s time. History of the costume in chronological development by Auguste Racinet.
London fashions 1824. Regency Promenade dress. Pelisse of levantine silk, or Terry velvet, of a rich brown colour (couleur d’oreille d’ours).
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.
Regency walking dress. April 1809. Fashions for ladies and gentleman.
Fashion London April 1809. FULL DRESS.
English Romanticism or The Black Romance. Manfred is the title of a dramatic poem in three acts by George Gordon Lord Byron from 1817. It is one of the most important work of the whole romantic era.
Fancy turban. Filled Twists dress. Regency, First empire fashion. Turban de Fantaisie. Robe Garnie en Torsades. Costume Parisien 1804. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion,… Read More