Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes, French magazine
Artist associated with 80 portraits
Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes (Paris), of the numerous ladies' magazines founded in Paris after the Napoleonic Wars, was one of the most successful, largely devoted to dress for women. It appeared every 5 days with one or two high-quality fashion plates in each issue headed 'Modes de Paris', illustrating specific garments and accessories above the names and addresses of the Paris dressmakers, hairdressers, florists and jewellers where they could be purchased. Details of the Brussels, Amsterdam and London offices were included on the plates; the London publishers were Samuel and Joseph Fuller, two brothers who were engravers, printsellers, fancy stationers and suppliers of art materials from their 'Temple of Fancy' at 34 Rathbone Place, London (1809-1862). Its plates were also imported for Townsend's Monthly Selection of Parisian Costumes (London, 1825-1888), making them the first French plates to be found in Britain, and in the 1860s for The Queen. In 1868 it was absorbed by Le Journal des Demoiselles.
probably by Hippolyte Damours, published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 20 March 1839
probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 31 March 1839
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