Louis-Lazare Hoche 1768-1797. French Revolution History. Louis-Lazare Hoche was a French general of the Revolutionary who was known for his level-headed actions in the suppression of the revolt in the Vendée… Read More
Member of the French Directoire 1795-1799. French Revolution Directory style Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887. Read more: Fashion History France. On… Read More
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834. Aristocrat and military officer. Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette or Lafayette was a French general and politician. He took part on the side of the… Read More
Jean-Sylvain Bailly 1736-1793. Freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution. He presided over the Tennis Court Oath.
Jean Paul Marat was a physician, naturalist and author of scientific and political writings. During the French Revolution, he wrote the Ami du Peuple,
a newspaper that followed the practices of the counter-revolution with sharp polemics.
James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.
Our goddesses of the Year VIII., (1799). Regency – Directoire fashion. Nos déesses de l’an VIII. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions – Manners – Usages, by Octave… Read More
The mysterious conversations. France Directory costumes c. 1790.
Costumes of a legislator. The French people’s representatives of the Directorate. Costumes of a legislator, designed by Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825, for: Projet de costume civique – Habit de législateur. Le représentant… Read More
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Gant chamois, Chaîne d’or, Bijou, Châtelaine, Pendentif en émail, Médaillon, Ombrelle, Manchon,