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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Hair - Classical Roman hairstyles'

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Influenced by Roman statuary and popular in the early 19th century to circa 1813, particularly for evening, often with tresses confined at the back in ringlets or knots, and decorated with combs and diadems

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'Afternoon Dress for June 1800', published in The Lady's Monthly Museum - NPG D47489

'Afternoon Dress for June 1800'

published in The Lady's Monthly Museum
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published June 1800
NPG D47489

'Paris Dress', February 1805, by Henry Mutlow, published in  The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47493

'Paris Dress', February 1805

by Henry Mutlow, published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line-engraving, published February 1805
NPG D47493

'London Fashionable Full Dress', August 1805, published in The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47527

'London Fashionable Full Dress', August 1805

published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published August 1805
NPG D47527

'Opera & Drawing Room full dresses, 1806', published by John Bell, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47496

'Opera & Drawing Room full dresses, 1806'

published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
etching and line engraving, published 1 July 1806
NPG D47496

'Parisian Summer Fashions 1806', published by John Bell, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47497

'Parisian Summer Fashions 1806'

published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
etching and line engraving, published August 1806
NPG D47497

'Opera & Evening full Dresses', August 1806, published by John Bell, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47499

'Opera & Evening full Dresses', August 1806

published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
etching, published 1 August 1806
NPG D47499

'London Fashionable Ball & full Dress', March 1806, published in The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47525

'London Fashionable Ball & full Dress', March 1806

published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published March 1806
NPG D47525

'London Fashionable full Dress', February 1806, published in The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47531

'London Fashionable full Dress', February 1806

published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published February 1806
NPG D47531

'London Fashionable Walking and Full Dress', 1807, published in The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47528

'London Fashionable Walking and Full Dress', 1807

published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published July 1807
NPG D47528

London Evening Dress and Morning Riding Dress for September 1808, published by John Bell, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47514

London Evening Dress and Morning Riding Dress for September 1808

published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published 1 September 1808
NPG D47514