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Printed cottons were fashionable throughout the 19th century, and the development of roller printing transformed the range of designs available. It was patented by Thomas Bell in 1783, replacing block-printing (which used a separate wooden block for each colour) and copper engraving (which could only be done in one colour). Technological developments meant that by the 1840s a wide variety of designs were executed and available to ordinary people.

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Mary Darly ('The Female Conoiseur'), published by Mary Darly - NPG D47482

Mary Darly ('The Female Conoiseur')

published by Mary Darly
hand-coloured etching, published 1 February 1772
NPG D47482

'Costumes Parisiens', number 30, published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes - NPG D47585

'Costumes Parisiens', number 30

published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published 1826
NPG D47585

'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

'Costumes Parisiens', number 3174, by Georges Jacques Gatine, after  Louis Marie Lanté, published in  Le Journal des Dames et des Modes - NPG D47669

'Costumes Parisiens', number 3174

by Georges Jacques Gatine, after Louis Marie Lanté, published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published 1834
NPG D47669

'Modes de Paris', 30 April 1839. 'Modes de Longchamp', probably by Hippolyte Damours, published in  Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes - NPG D47792

'Modes de Paris', 30 April 1839. 'Modes de Longchamp'

probably by Hippolyte Damours, published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 30 April 1839
NPG D47792