Category: Regency period

Fashion and costumes of the English Regency period between 1795 and 1837. The transition between “Georgian” and “Victorian” eras. In France the transition from the late Directory to The Napoleonic First Empire era 1804 to 1814, Restoration period 1814 to 1830 (Romantic period, German Biedermeier).

Fitted dress with silk pants. Regency era.

Regency costumes. Costume Parisien. Empire fashion, Restoration.

Fitted dress with silk pants. Costume parisien 1816. Habit de Drap. Culotte de Soie. Bas à Mailles coulées. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1816. France Restoration era. England Georgian… Read More

Don Juan. Lord Byron’s Haidée. English Romanticism, the black romance.

Black romance. Lord Byron, Don Juan. Haidée. Romanticism.

“Haidée,
The greatest heiress of the Eastern isles;
So very beautiful was she,
Her dowry was as nothing to her smiles:
Still in her teens, and like a lovely tree
So grew to womanhood.
English Romanticism, the black romance.