Regency era

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Dorothy Hott

Muslin: A Beautiful & Versatile Cloth for Regency Fashion

We’ve all come to associate Regency women’s fashion with delicate white muslin fabrics – sprigged muslin, spotted muslin, checked and striped muslin, and embroidered muslin. Henr…

Fashion Plate, ‘Evening Dress’ for ‘The Repository of Arts’

Fashion Plate, ‘Evening Dress’ for ‘The Repository of Arts’, Rudolph Ackermann (England, London, 1764-1834), England, London, October 1, 1826, Prints, Hand-colored engraving on paper.


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Ackerman’s Repository, Court Dress, September 1822. What a clever way to show the front AND the back of a gown!

Dames a la Mode

Ackerman’s Repository, Court Dress, September 1822. What a clever way to show the front AND the back of a gown!

Headdresses and hairstyles for Regency evenings

A pictorial representation of the changing fashions in headdresses and hairstyles for the evening during the Regency period.

Installation Full Dresses, May 1805 -

"Morning installation dress of royal purple and silver. The sleeves and back of white and silver silk, the sleeves festooned and ornamented with diamonds. The hair dressed with a bandeau of diamonds and white feathers. ..."

1826 Eugénie Hortense Auguste Napoleon de Beauharnais by Joseph Karl Stieler | Grand Ladies

Napoléonic style is invisible in the dress worn by Eugéne and Augusta's daughter Eugénie. The skirt is full and the waistline at natural height.

Regency Era Fashions - Ackermann's Repository 1824

Today our Regency time travels for fashion will take us to the year 1824 and oh what an assortment of fashions we have for this year. The trends continue with the lowering and snugger form-fitting bodice and fuller skirt bottoms as we have seen for the past few years. Then is October we see see two mourning fashions; however this time it is not due to a death in the British Royal Family but for the French King Louise XVIII. I found it interesting that the British Court was ordered to go into…

Early Regency half-robe over a stunning gown. side

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Dames a la Mode

Ackermann’s Repository, Fancy Ball Dress, 1820. Look at her hair!

ACKERMANN Regency Fashion Plate Print COLLAGE SHEET 1816 Print 33 Digital Download Jane Austen

♥ All rights reserved by 'vintagesusie & wings' ♥ This is a scan of a Regency Period, Ackermann Fashion Plate made in 1816, Print 33, of a Gorgeous Bridal Dress. These make a lovely addition to my Jane Austen Series of Paper Dolls! I have cleaned up the image & digitally enhanced it to give you a finer print that will be perfect for any of your altered art projects, mixed media, cards & craft projects! This item is a JPG DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, that will be emailed to you without the watermark…

Ladies Evening Dress, Fashion Plate from Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Pub. 1814

Final Dimensions (width x height): 18" x 24" Item #9048635

Ackermann's Repository of arts, literature, fashions &c

Title: Ackermann's Repository of arts, literature, fashions &c Author: Rudolph Ackermann Publication: R. Ackermann, London Publication Date: 1828 Book Description: Also called Ackermann’s Repository or simply Ackermann’s, this periodical was published monthly from 1809-1829 and was very popular in London and other urban areas of England. All the colored plates are excellent examples of the aquatint technique, a trend introduced into English illustration printing by Ackermann and popular for…