Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois demolishing buildings of Lyon. French Revolution. Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois démolissant des bâtiments de Lyon.
Paul Barras 1755-1829. Member of the Executive Board.
Brissot de Warville 1754 -1793, leader of the Girondins. Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville called Brissot, publicist and journalist, was the Jacobin and later leader of the Girondins, a grouping of… Read More
Linon shawl, trimmed with applied tape. Triple chaîne d’or à maillons plats, servant de bandeau. Schall de Linon, bordé d’un ruban appliqué. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien… Read More
Fashions under the First Empire — Sacks — “Personnes cossues” — A saying of Napoleon’s – White gowns — Valenciennes lace — Ball dresses; walking dresses — Polish “toquets” and bonnets — Turbans — Muslins — Artificial flowers — Wenzel’s manufactory; “The Offspring of Imposture,” Campenon’s verses — Parisian ladies, as sketched by Horace Vernet — Stays — Cashmeres — Protest by Piis — Ternaux assists in establishing the manufacture of cashmere shawls in France — Cotton stuffs — Richard Lenoir; importance of the Rouen manufacture — Violets during the Hundred Days — The “eighteen folds,” and white silk.
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.