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In the early 19th century half dress was worn as an opera visit was not considered a formal occasion; but during the Victorian period full dress was worn with a low neckline, short sleeves, a head-dress or dressy bonnet and an opera cloak.

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'Alcantara Hat & Mantle' (the composition of Mrs. Villars of Lower Gower-street), published by John Bell, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47542

'Alcantara Hat & Mantle' (the composition of Mrs. Villars of Lower Gower-street)

published by John Bell, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line-engraving, published 1 April 1809
NPG D47542

'Opera Costume', March 1826, probably by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47580

'Opera Costume', March 1826

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 stipple engraving, published 1 March 1826
NPG D47580

'Opera Dress', March 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47642

'Opera Dress', March 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 March 1829
NPG D47642

'Opera Dress. Evening Costume', February 1829, published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47653

'Opera Dress. Evening Costume', February 1829

published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 February 1829
NPG D47653

French Fashions, December 1831. 'Morning Dress. Dinner Dress. Opera Dress', published by Whittaker & Co, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47660

French Fashions, December 1831. 'Morning Dress. Dinner Dress. Opera 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 December 1831
NPG D47660

'Opera Dress. Carriage Dress', March 1832, published by Whittaker & Co, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47661

'Opera Dress. Carriage Dress', March 1832

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 D47661

Dinner and concert or opera dresses, autumn 1837, published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47728

Dinner and concert or opera dresses, autumn 1837

published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa October 1837
NPG D47728

'Opera Dress', March 1838, probably by W. Bosell, probably published by  E. Henderson, probably published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47748

'Opera Dress', March 1838

probably by W. Bosell, probably published by E. Henderson, probably published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, probably published March 1838
NPG D47748

Dinner or opera dress and home morning dress, 1839, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum - NPG D47757

Dinner or opera dress and home morning dress, 1839

published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published May 1839
NPG D47757

'Modes de Paris', 31 October 1839, probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by  S. & J. Fuller, first published in  Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes - NPG D47829

'Modes de Paris', 31 October 1839

probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 31 October 1839
NPG D47829