The first quadrille at Almack’s. England regency period 1818. Four figures dancing at the club Almack’s: Marquis of Worcester; Lady Jersey; Clanronald Macdonald and Lady Worcester.
Regency dandies. England 1812. Habitués of White’s. From left: Marquis of Londonderry, Colonel “Kangaroo” Cooke, Captain Gronow, Lord Allen, Count D’Orsay. Artist Joseph Grego.
Pillars of the opera. London Regency 1820s. From left: Prince Esterhazy, Lord Fife, Ball Hughes, Lord Wilton.
Well known Bond Street Loungers in 1820. From left: The Earl of Sefton, The Duke of Devonshire, “Poodle Byng”, Lord Manners, The Duke of Beaufort. From the book: The Reminiscences… Read More
George IV as Prince of Wales 1762–1830.
18th century regency shoe from the Georgian Era. PLATE XI. THIS shoe is fastened by a ribbon tie, instead of the overlapping straps with ornamental buckle. It is made of plain… Read More
The Coquettes, Flirts of the First Empire 1804–1814 (Napoleonic Empire). Les Coquettes du Premier Empire. Les Modes sous la Restauration. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions –… Read More
Joséphine de Beauharnais 1763 – 1814. Pastel By Pierre Prud’hon. Painting of the young Joséphine de Beauharnais (about 1790) before she became the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte. Source: Life of Napoleon… Read More
The Empress Josephine in the Park at Malmaison (1809) by Pierre Prud’hon. French Neo-classicism, Romanticism painting. France First Empire costume period. England Regency, Georgian fashion period. From the Book: Life of Napoleon… Read More
Empress Josephine At Château de Malmaison. The Malmaison Castle (Château de Malmaison) in Rueil-Malmaison west of Paris was the residence of Emperor Napoleon and his wife Josephine. 1804 began Joséphine, a… Read More