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Portrait of Aniela Radziwiłł by (missing artist), 1790’s-1800’s Poland, Nieborów Palace

Portrait of Aniela Radziwiłł by (missing artist), 1790’s-1800’s Poland, Nieborów Palace

Full dress, 1803 France, Journal des Dames et des Modes

Full dress, 1803 France, Journal des Dames et des Modes

Portrait of Julie Bonaparte with daughters Zenaide and Charlotte by François Gérard, ca 1810 France, Musée national du Château de Fontainebleau

Portrait of Julie Bonaparte with daughters Zenaide and Charlotte by François Gérard, ca 1810 France, Musée national du Château de Fontainebleau

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

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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

More chicks eating ice cream, 1800’s-10’s
Walking dress, 1800’s France, Le Bon Genre
That’s an unusual coat.

Walking dress, 1800’s France, Le Bon Genre

That’s an unusual coat.

Women eating ice cream, ca 1800
Fashion for the women (ugh the bonnets and that purse!), pinup for the men.

Women eating ice cream, ca 1800

Fashion for the women (ugh the bonnets and that purse!), pinup for the men.

Dress, 1805-10, Mode Museum
Fashion plate, 1806 France, Costume Parisien
Fashion plate, date missing (late 1790’s?) France, source missing

Fashion plate, date missing (late 1790’s?) France, source missing

Court dress, 1809 France, Costume Parisien
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Court dress, 1809 France, Costume Parisien

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