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
Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. Fashions under the First Empire. Parisian ladies. Cashmeres. Turbans. Polish “toquets” and bonnets. Ball dresses. Valenciennes lace.
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