Madame de Pompadour, Reign of Louis XV’s 1746.

French Marquise, Madame de Pompadour in Rococo costume. France 18th century clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

Madame de Pompadour, Louis XV’s reign 1746

Madame de Pompadour, Reign of Louis XV’s 1746.

France 18th century rococo clothing. Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

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