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).
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.