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Mrs John Prescott Knight and Her Children by John Prescott Knight, ca 1837 England, the Shire Hall Gallery

A portrait by the Stafford-born artist probably of his wife, Clarissa Isabella Knight (nee Hague,) and their two sons Albert Stanley (1832–1917) and Julian Miles (1835–1871).

Mrs John Prescott Knight and Her Children by John Prescott Knight, ca 1837 England, the Shire Hall Gallery

A portrait by the Stafford-born artist probably of his wife, Clarissa Isabella Knight (nee Hague,) and their two sons Albert Stanley (1832–1917) and Julian Miles (1835–1871).

(Source: BBC)

Leghorn bonnet, 1835-40 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A black leghorn bonnet, with wide poke brim, black taffeta bonnet skirt at back, brim lined with black crêpe.

Leghorn bonnet, 1835-40 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A black leghorn bonnet, with wide poke brim, black taffeta bonnet skirt at back, brim lined with black crêpe.

Dress, 1835-40 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Woman’s dress (a), alternate bodice (b), shoulder cape (c), and bow (d). Brown satin trimmed with piping, bands, bows, and pleating of same brown satin. Attached bodice trimmed with soutache braid of same color. Cape trimmed with long brown fringe. Both bodices have long sleeves. Very good condition.

Dress, 1835-40 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Woman’s dress (a), alternate bodice (b), shoulder cape (c), and bow (d). Brown satin trimmed with piping, bands, bows, and pleating of same brown satin. Attached bodice trimmed with soutache braid of same color. Cape trimmed with long brown fringe. Both bodices have long sleeves. Very good condition.

Reicher Prasser by Josef Danhauser, 1836 Vienna, the Belvedere

Reicher Prasser by Josef Danhauser, 1836 Vienna, the Belvedere

Therese Löffler? by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, 1836, Neue Pinakothek

Therese Löffler? by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, 1836, Neue Pinakothek

Evening and morning dresses for January, 1836 England, Court Magazine

MORNING DRESS
Of plaid Swiss gingham, fastened down the side with bows of green riband.  Collar of French lawn, trimmed with a Mechlin edging.  A simple cap of worked lawn, with full double border of Mechlin lace, under which the hair is arranged in bands and tied with pink riband.
EVENING DRESS
Of mulberry velvet, with long sleeves of blonde appliquée, full chimisette of blonde.  The hair is fastened with an elegant carved comb.  Bandeau and ear-rings of gold.  Scarf of tulle, the ends of which are worked in gold, and gold fringe.

Evening and morning dresses for January, 1836 England, Court Magazine

MORNING DRESS

Of plaid Swiss gingham, fastened down the side with bows of green riband.  Collar of French lawn, trimmed with a Mechlin edging.  A simple cap of worked lawn, with full double border of Mechlin lace, under which the hair is arranged in bands and tied with pink riband.

EVENING DRESS

Of mulberry velvet, with long sleeves of blonde appliquée, full chimisette of blonde.  The hair is fastened with an elegant carved comb.  Bandeau and ear-rings of gold.  Scarf of tulle, the ends of which are worked in gold, and gold fringe.

February evening dress, 1836 England, Court Magazine

Of black velvet; the corsage drapé, with short full sleeves. The hat of black velvet with rose-colour feathers and blonde lappets, arranged as a cap with flowers round the face. Zephyr scarf of rose-colour. Earrings and chain of gold, set with carbuncles.

February evening dress, 1836 England, Court Magazine

Of black velvet; the corsage drapé, with short full sleeves. The hat of black velvet with rose-colour feathers and blonde lappets, arranged as a cap with flowers round the face. Zephyr scarf of rose-colour. Earrings and chain of gold, set with carbuncles.

Evening dress, 1836 England, Court Magazine
The source has a version with enhanced color.

Evening dress, 1836 England, Court Magazine

The source has a version with enhanced color.

Susan Walker Morse (The Muse) by Samuel Morse, 1836-37 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Susan Walker Morse (The Muse) by Samuel Morse, 1836-37 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

(Source: metmuseum.org)

Day dress, 1836-40 UK, the V&A Museum
Dress, ca 1837 US, the Met Museum

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