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Full dress and the grandest attire, this was light and fanciful, usually made of silk or other light fabrics in white or pale colours with a low-cut bodice, full skirt and short or no sleeves, decorated with trimmings of lace, embroidery, flowers or ribbon and elaborately dressed hair. Married women wore light or richer shades of silk. A warm evening cloak or wrap was also worn.

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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 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

‘Walking Dresses in April 1807’ (Evening or Ball Dress and Walking or Carriage Costume), published by John Bell, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47509

‘Walking Dresses in April 1807’ (Evening or Ball Dress and Walking or Carriage Costume)

published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published 1 May 1807
NPG D47509

'Ball Dress', March 1825, published by J. Robins & Co, published in  The Ladies' Pocket Magazine - NPG D47564

'Ball Dress', March 1825

published by J. Robins & Co, published in The Ladies' Pocket Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published 1 March 1825
NPG D47564

'Evening Dress', April 1825, published by J. Robins & Co, published in  The Ladies' Pocket Magazine - NPG D47565

'Evening Dress', April 1825

published by J. Robins & Co, published in The Ladies' Pocket Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published 1 April 1825
NPG D47565

'Ball Dress', May 1825, published by J. Robins & Co, published in  The Ladies' Pocket Magazine - NPG D47566

'Ball Dress', May 1825

published by J. Robins & Co, published in The Ladies' Pocket Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1825
NPG D47566

'Ball Dress', September 1825, published by J. Robins & Co, published in  The Ladies' Pocket Magazine - NPG D47569

'Ball Dress', September 1825

published by J. Robins & Co, published in The Ladies' Pocket Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published 1 September 1825
NPG D47569

'Ball Dress', December 1827, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47605

'Ball Dress', December 1827

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 December 1827
NPG D47605

'Ball Dress', January 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47607

'Ball Dress', January 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 January 1828
NPG D47607

'Ball Dress', March 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47609

'Ball Dress', March 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 March 1828
NPG D47609

'Ball Dress. Evening Dress', January 1828, probably by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47621

'Ball Dress. Evening Dress', January 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, line and stipple engraving, published 1 January 1828
NPG D47621

'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

'Ball Dress. Evening Costume', September 1828, probably by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47625

'Ball Dress. Evening Costume', September 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 September 1828
NPG D47625

'English Ball Dress', April 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47630

'English Ball Dress', April 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 April 1829
NPG D47630

'Parisian Ball Dress', April 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47641

'Parisian Ball Dress', April 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 April 1829
NPG D47641

'Ball Dress, Dinner Party & Childs Dress', September 1829, by William Hopwood, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47650

'Ball Dress, Dinner Party & Childs Dress', September 1829

by William Hopwood, published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published 1 December 1829
NPG D47650

French Fashions, March 1832. 'Evening Dress. Ball Dress. Dinner Dress', published by Whittaker & Co, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47663

French Fashions, March 1832. 'Evening Dress. Ball Dress. Dinner Dress'

published by Whittaker & Co, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published March 1832
NPG D47663

'Ball Dress. Evening Dress', October 1832, by William Hopwood, published by  Edward Bull, published in  The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée - NPG D47664

'Ball Dress. Evening Dress', October 1832

by William Hopwood, published by Edward Bull, published in The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published October 1832
NPG D47664

'Paris Ball Dress', February 1836, published by Joseph Robins, published in  The Ladies' Pocket Magazine - NPG D47696

'Paris Ball Dress', February 1836

published by Joseph Robins, published in The Ladies' Pocket Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published February 1836
NPG D47696

'Paris Ball Dress', March 1836, published by Joseph Robins, published in  The Ladies' Pocket Magazine - NPG D47709

'Paris Ball Dress', March 1836

published by Joseph Robins, published in The Ladies' Pocket Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published March 1836
NPG D47709