Marie-Josephine Louise Bénédicte of Savoy, Princess of Savoy and, through her marriage, Countess of Provence and wife of the pretender to the throne of France, was born in Turin on September 2, 1753 and died at Hartwell House (Hartwell, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom) on November 13, 1810. Wife of Louis-Stanislas-Xavier of France, Count of Provence and future Louis XVIII, she escaped the French Revolution and ended her life in exile.LA COMTESSE DE PROVENCE.
Chevalier Charles d’Éon.
Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont, known as “chevalier d’Éon” (1728- 1810) was a diplomat, spy, officer and man of letters from France.
He remained famous for his pronounced taste for transvestis, because he lived large parts of his life as a woman and had a lifelong reputation as an excellent fencer.
Shoe fashion of the 17th and 18th century.
Example of combined shoes and clogs. Shoe fashion of the baroque and rococo period.
Salon de Musique of Queen Marie Antoinette, Palace of Fontainebleau, France.
Showing the following contemporary Louis XVI. furniture:
Coiffure l’Ingénue, Coiffure en Hérisson a crochets 1785. Continue reading
Robe à la Diane.
18ème siècle la mode rococo.
Woman of nobility. 18th century fashion.
Costume of the time of Louis XV. (1730)
Femme de noblesse. Mode du 18ème siècle. Costume du temps de louis XV. (1730)
Marchande de modes portant la marchandise en ville 1780.
A Dressmaker carrying the merchandise in the city in 1780.