This painting dates from the most characteristic period of Louis XV’s reign and shows an extremely accurate representation of the society of that time.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
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Princess Lamballe. This illustrious female was one of the most innocent victims of the Revolution
Cabinet des Modes, Ou Les Modes Nouvelles.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
Le Roi soleil en costume de théâtre. Louis XIV au carrousel. Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles.
The Escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester. Charles as William Jackson riding with Jane Lane to Bristol.
Dame Francaise. XVIIe siècle. Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria
Clothing of travelling merchants at the time of Henry IV of France. Marchand of the Brushes. Tinker.
Costume of a French peasant farmer from the 16th to the 18th century.
Louis XIII à cheval. D’après une gravure de 1615. Dessin de Chevignard.
James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose fought in the English Civil War in Scotland for the royal side.