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Common circa 1799-1811, when the hair was worn in a bun at the back with padding to lengthen the shape of the head; usually worn with a bandeau.

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'Costume de Bal, 1799', by 'H. le L.' - NPG D47485

'Costume de Bal, 1799'

by 'H. le L.'
hand-coloured lithograph, 1799
NPG D47485

'London Fashionable Mourning Dresses', September 1805, published in The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47529

'London Fashionable Mourning Dresses', September 1805

published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published September 1805
NPG D47529

'London fashionable Afternoon Dresses', April 1805, published in The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47538

'London fashionable Afternoon Dresses', April 1805

published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published April 1805
NPG D47538

Anne Townshend (née Montgomery), Marchioness Townshend ('The Marchioness of Townshend in her full Court dress, as worn by her Ladyship, on the Queen's Birth day, 1806'), published by John Bell, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47498

Anne Townshend (née Montgomery), Marchioness Townshend ('The Marchioness of Townshend in her full Court dress, as worn by her Ladyship, on the Queen's Birth day, 1806')

published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
etching, published 1 March 1806
NPG D47498

Morning dress and Full dress, February 1807, by R. Sands, published by  Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, published in  The Lady's Monthly Museum - NPG D47503

Morning dress and Full dress, February 1807

by R. Sands, published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, published in The Lady's Monthly Museum
hand-coloured etching, published 1 February 1807
NPG D47503

Walking dress and Full dress, August 1807, by R. Sands, published by  Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, published in  The Lady's Monthly Museum - NPG D47505

Walking dress and Full dress, August 1807

by R. Sands, published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, published in The Lady's Monthly Museum
hand-coloured etching, published 1 August 1807
NPG D47505

'Fashionable Afternoon & Morning Dress', 1807, published in The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47534

'Fashionable Afternoon & Morning Dress', 1807

published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published January 1807
NPG D47534

'London Fashionable Evening & Full Dress', August 1809, published in The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47532

'London Fashionable Evening & Full Dress', August 1809

published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published August 1809
NPG D47532

'Evening Full Dress', December 1811, published by John Bell, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47550

'Evening Full Dress', December 1811

published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 1 December 1811
NPG D47550

'Walking Dress. Ball Dress', June 1828, by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47624

'Walking Dress. Ball Dress', June 1828

by William Read, published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 June 1828
NPG D47624

'Evening Dress. Dinner Party Dress', November 1828, probably by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47626

'Evening Dress. Dinner Party Dress', November 1828

probably by William Read, published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching and acquatint, published 1 November 1828
NPG D47626

French hair-styles, head and neckwear, April 1838, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum - NPG D47733

French hair-styles, head and neckwear, April 1838

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published April 1838
NPG D47733

Ball dresses, 1839, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum - NPG D47752

Ball dresses, 1839

published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published February 1839
NPG D47752

Ball or evening dress, 1839, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum - NPG D47754

Ball or evening dress, 1839

published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published March 1839
NPG D47754

Carriage or visiting costume, October 1839, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum - NPG D47765

Carriage or visiting costume, October 1839

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published October 1839
NPG D47765

Afternoon dresses, 1864, by A. Lacourière, probably published in  Les Modes Parisiennes, after  François-Claudius Compte-Calix - NPG D48017

Afternoon dresses, 1864

by A. Lacourière, probably published in Les Modes Parisiennes, after François-Claudius Compte-Calix
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, 1864
NPG D48017