Costume du temps de Louis XV. 1750. Rococo costume 18th century.

Achille Devéria, Rococo, fashion, Costume, Louis XV,
Costume du temps de Louis XV. 1750.

Costume du temps de Louis XV. 1750.

Rococo costume. Men’s Fashion of the time of Louis XV. 1750.

Source: Costumes historiques, de la ville ou de théâtre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria (French, 1800–1857) and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie. Editorially restored.

Illustration, Dragons, fighting,

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Note:  Shoe belonged to Anna Frances Woodcock. 18th century shoe fashion.

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