The hand bag and parasol illustrate two of the most common accessories of the 19th century.
The party dress here shows definite leanings toward the Romantic period, which began with 1815.
The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
The hoop skirt in the age of the Spanish fashion (Renaissance) 16th century, in the age of rococo (Baroque), 18th century, crinoline fashion, 19th century.
Waverley appeared in 1814 and is considered the first British historical novel. The materials are Highland feudalism, military bravery, and description of natural scenery.
The suffering of the young Werther is regarded as the key novel of the Sturm and Drang (literally “storm and drive”). It developed into “the first bestseller of German literature”.
English Black Romantic. Idealized, kitschy representation of women at the beginning of the Victorian age in the spirit of Lord Byron.. The coronation of Victoria took place at Westminster Abbey on June 28, 1838.
As the botanist detects among the hills and valleys some choice and unexpected prize, so you, amid Parisian vulgarities, have encountered a rare and exquisite blossom! It is the PARISIAN LADY!-the “FEMME COMME IL FAUT.”
The Burial of Atala. Francois Auguste Chateaubriand’s “Atala.”
Ghimney sweep. Germany 19th century. Romanticism, Biedermeier Era.