Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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The Williamson Family by John Mix Stanley, 1841-42 US (New York?), the Metropolitan Museum of Art
I think the child is a boy, but I’m not entirely sure. The clothes and hair are awfully feminine, but that toy horse is damning. Tough one.
Euphemia White Van Rensselear by George Peter Alexander Healy, 1842 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Day dress, 1841-45, Museum of London
Evening dress, 1840-45, Centraal Museum
Silk brocade dress, 1842. The skirt is set onto the bodice in flat pleats, with the skirt slightly fuller in the back. Elizabeth Mary Lesesne Blamyer wore this dress at her wedding to Henry Wigfall (1821-1858) on February 24, 1842 at Saint Paul’s Church.
HT 3071 The Charleston Museum