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Painted on vellum or paper in an 18th century style; among the most costly of all 19th century fans and carried for full dress in the late 1830s and '40s.

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Ball dress, autumn 1837, published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47725

Ball dress, autumn 1837

published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published circa November 1837
NPG D47725

Dinner and Evening Dresses, 1839, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum - NPG D47750

Dinner and Evening Dresses, 1839

published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published January 1839
NPG D47750

Race ball dresses, October 1840, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47860

Race ball dresses, October 1840

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published October 1840
NPG D47860