Posts tagged 1790s
Posts tagged 1790s
Lady in white gown with red shawl and straw hat by Gustav Friedrich Amalius Taubert, 1797
Fashions of London and Paris, London Head Dresses, April 1799.
These are adorable little things!
A watercolor over chalk and graphite by Alexandre Moitte depicting Louis Charles, dauphin of France, at the Fete de la Federation in 1790. His mother, Marie Antoinette, had him dressed in a small uniform resembling those of the National Guard.
A portrait of Charlotte Corday, signed ‘J. Piere’ and dated 1793.
What a wonderful bonnet!
Barry Lyndon and Lady Honoria Lyndon
Barry Lyndon: A boring movie with astonishingly gorgeous hats. (And costumes in general, really!)
Portrait of a Young Woman, probably early 1800s, by an unknown artist (originally attributed to Jean-Etienne Liotard (1702-1789))
Oh, I’m in love! What a beauty!
Mrs Williams circa 1790 by John Hoppner(via Tate Collection )
Ah, what a charming little cap. I don’t think there is anything in the world that isn’t improved by a simple blue silk ribbon!
Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Self-Portrait in a Hat, c. 1790
I love the internet. Seriously I love it. This portrait is astonishlingly beautiful.
Dragoon Helmet, 1790s-1820s via the New York Historical Society.
Please click the link for some contradictory dating of this helmet!
Does anyone else have weakness for dragoon helmets? Where is my Banastre Tarleton gif when I need one?
Mrs. William De Peyster, Jr. (Christiana Dally) by Charles Wilson Peale, 1798. Via the New York Historical Society.
The mother-in-law of the artist, one of my favorites of the 18th Century. Mostly because of his masterful depiction of clothing (look at that gorgeous neckerchief!)
Three Sisters by Angelika Kauffmann, 1795
Do you think the one in the middle is jealous that she doesn’t have a kickin’ turban? I would be…
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) - The proposal, 1796
Archery (Plate 2), Robert Sayer & Co., 1792. Via Donald Heald.
And archery wasn’t just for the men! Women also participated, and frequently had fabulous archery costumes and uniforms that were typically dark green. As you can see from this image, their dress typically took on masculine features similar to riding habits of the period, including hats.
Archery (Plate 1) by Robert Sayer & Co., 1792. Via Donald Heald Prints and Drawings.
A beautiful image of a popular sport and hobby for the wealthy! Archery as a leisure activity became very fashionable in England in the late-18th century, and continued to be popular into the 19th Century.
France, 1792. Anonymous Satire. The British Museum.