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damesalamode:

oldrags:

Court dress, 1809 France, Costume Parisien
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Very lovely plate (and one I’ve never seen before!) but the date is actually 1804/1805.  Anything with the “An” on it pre-dates 1806, when they starting dating the plates with more easily recognizable years!  

Don’t mind me.  Just reblogging this for my own future reference

damesalamode:

oldrags:

Court dress, 1809 France, Costume Parisien

Click for a giant image

Very lovely plate (and one I’ve never seen before!) but the date is actually 1804/1805.  Anything with the “An” on it pre-dates 1806, when they starting dating the plates with more easily recognizable years!  

Don’t mind me.  Just reblogging this for my own future reference

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