Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
Find me at:
Click "browse" to find whatever it is you're looking for.
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).
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.
Evening and morning dresses for January, 1836 England, Court Magazine
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.
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.
Susan Walker Morse (The Muse) by Samuel Morse, 1836-37 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Day dress, 1836-40 UK, the V&A Museum