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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Activities and occasions - Wedding dresses'
Before the 19th century a bridal dress was often white or silver though other colours could be worn, but the style was not prescribed. From 1800-40, a white or cream full evening dress with low neck and short sleeves and long white gloves was worn, from 1830 usually made in white lace over silk or satin. From circa 1840 this was replaced by a semi-formal white afternoon dress with high neck and long sleeves, and from the 1880s-90s by a high-necked going-away dress. A long veil was fashionable from the early 19th century, or a bonnet, and lace trimming was often used. Most of the foremost ladies' magazines issued a plate showing a bridal dress every 3 or 6 months.
Harriet Innes-Ker (née Charlewood), Duchess of Roxburghe ('London Fashions for September 1806, taken Authentically from the full & half dresses of the Dutches of Roxborough as worn by her Grace on her Marriage in August last')
published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
etching and line engraving, published 1806
published in The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons
hand-coloured etching, published January 1831
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
probably by Hippolyte Damours, published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 20 March 1839
published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in Le Moniteur de la Mode, after Jules David
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published October 1867