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Fashion in womenswear changed frequently during the Regency period. To be a man or woman of fashion implied not only attention to dress but also to social position and political affiliation. The popularity of certain styles was particularly influenced by shifting attitudes towards the situation in France and the expansion of the Empire. Combined with increasingly sophisticated forms of retailing and the print media's avid reporting of the latest trends, contemporary interest in fashion was intense. In this group you can examine some of the popular styles represented in portraits from the Gallery's collection.

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Letitia Elizabeth Landon (Mrs Maclean), by Daniel Maclise - NPG 1953

Letitia Elizabeth Landon (Mrs Maclean)

by Daniel Maclise
pencil, black chalk and stump, circa 1830-1835
NPG 1953

Sarah Archer (née West), Lady Archer ('The finishing touch'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12424

Sarah Archer (née West), Lady Archer ('The finishing touch')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1791
NPG D12424

Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Bury (née Campbell) ('Modern elegance'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D10789

Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Bury (née Campbell) ('Modern elegance')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching, published 22 May 1795
NPG D10789

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'"Monstrosities" of 1799, - scene, Kensington Gardens'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 25 June 1799
NPG D12699