The party dress here shows definite leanings toward the Romantic period, which began with 1815.
Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
Womens fashion at an Official ball during the French Empire in 1804. White remained a very popular color for women during the Empire period.
France. The fashion of the dandies from 1801 to 1805. Paris in transition from Directoire to Empire.
German Biedermeier costumes 1850s. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Hat & sword of Napoleon Bonaparte I. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
German and French Empire fashion. Regency period. First third of the 19th Century. Top row left to right: German and French fashion. Costumes of 1809 bis 1812. Right: German and… Read More
Virginie Ancelot, origin. Marguerite-Louise Ancelot was a French writer and painter. Ancelot came from an old established family in Dijon, her father was the deputy N. Chardon.
Marguerite Victoire Babois was a French writer, author of elegies and other poems which have placed her name at the forefront of French elegiac poets.
It contains a piece of paper on which is written: “An old purse worn by Sir Walter Scott for many years, made of mole-skin.”