The Corset and the Crinoline. Chapter VII. Starving and Lacing. Louis XVI Dress in 1776. George III.
Miniature portrait of Queen Katharina Paulowna (Romanova) of Württemberg c.1820, daughter of Paul I of Russia by Dietrich Jakob Christian Mathes.
Historic dress in America during the Republic under George Washington and John Adams.
This famous Club was a threefold celebrity—political, literary, and artistic. It was the great Society of Whig leaders, gallant as well as political.
Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765-1815) was a Europe-wide celebrated beauty, artist and socialite of the 18th and beginning of the 19th century.
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.
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.