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The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons

(1824-1851), Fashion magazine

Artist associated with 4 portraits
The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons (London) was a monthly magazine with a wide circulation which was, like La Belle Assemblée, published by John Bell. Its plates were slightly larger than others of the time, being square with up to six figures. Mrs Mary Ann Bell, whose creations had previously appeared in La Belle Assemblée, transferred the rights to reproduce her designs to this, and it included extensive advertising for her shop. William Wolfe Alais designed the best of its plates, many of which were copies of French ones, and it still issued its own copied plates in the 1860s and 70s when nearly every English magazine imported them from France. It was the first fashion magazine to include paper patterns from 1850.

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'Newest Fashions for January 1831. Fashionable Head Dresses', published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons - NPG D47655

'Newest Fashions for January 1831. Fashionable Head Dresses'

published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons
hand-coloured etching, published January 1831
NPG D47655

'Newest Fashions for November 1831. Morning and Evening Dresses. Dress for the Theatres', published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons - NPG D47657

'Newest Fashions for November 1831. Morning and Evening Dresses. Dress for the Theatres'

published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published November 1831
NPG D47657

'Newest Fashions for November 1831. Morning and Evening Dresses', published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons - NPG D47658

'Newest Fashions for November 1831. Morning and Evening Dresses'

published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published November 1831
NPG D47658

'Newest Fashions for August 1831. Morning Dresses', published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons - NPG D47659

'Newest Fashions for August 1831. Morning Dresses'

published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published August 1831
NPG D47659

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