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In the 1820s a canazou was a white sleeveless spencer; in the 1830s it became a short, pointed cape covering front and back but not the arms; by the 1850s it had become an elaborate fichu of muslin, lace and ribbons covering the front and back of the upper body.

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'Costumes Parisiens', number 40, published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes - NPG D47573

'Costumes Parisiens', number 40

published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, circa September 1825
NPG D47573

'Costumes Parisiens', number 38, published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes - NPG D47574

'Costumes Parisiens', number 38

published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published 31 August 1825
NPG D47574

'Costumes Parisiens', number 2448, published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes - NPG D47584

'Costumes Parisiens', number 2448

published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published 15 October 1826
NPG D47584

'Walking Dress invented by Miss Pierpoint', July 1827, probably by William Hopwood, published by  S. Robinson, published in  The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47594

'Walking Dress invented by Miss Pierpoint', July 1827

probably by William Hopwood, published by S. Robinson, published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 August 1827
NPG D47594

'Carriage Dress. Walking Dress', July 1827, by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47597

'Carriage Dress. Walking Dress', July 1827

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 July 1827
NPG D47597

'Costumes Parisiens', number 2517, published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes - NPG D47604

'Costumes Parisiens', number 2517

published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, 1827
NPG D47604

'Morning Dress. Afternoon Costume', October 1828, probably by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47622

'Morning Dress. Afternoon Costume', October 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 October 1828
NPG D47622

'Walking Dress', July 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47629

'Walking Dress', July 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, published 1 July 1829
NPG D47629

'Dinner Dress', August 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47646

'Dinner Dress', August 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 August 1829
NPG D47646

French Fashions, August 1829. 'Morning Dress. Public Promenade Dress', published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47649

French Fashions, August 1829. 'Morning Dress. Public Promenade Dress'

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 August 1829
NPG D47649

'London Walking Dress', August 1835, published by Joseph Robins, published in  The Ladies' Pocket Magazine - NPG D47675

'London Walking Dress', August 1835

published by Joseph Robins, published in The Ladies' Pocket Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published August 1835
NPG D47675

Autumn dresses, October 1840, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47865

Autumn dresses, October 1840

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published October 1840
NPG D47865

Dinner dresses, home morning dress and evening full dress, August 1841, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47880

Dinner dresses, home morning dress and evening full dress, August 1841

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published August 1841
NPG D47880

Dinner and evening dresses, September 1841, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47881

Dinner and evening dresses, September 1841

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published September 1841
NPG D47881

Dinner dresses, June 1841, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47882

Dinner dresses, June 1841

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published June 1841
NPG D47882

Carriage costume and walking dress, October 1841, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47883

Carriage costume and walking dress, October 1841

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published October 1841
NPG D47883

Walking dress, April 1841, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47884

Walking dress, April 1841

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published April 1841
NPG D47884

Visiting dress, June 1843, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47918

Visiting dress, June 1843

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published June 1843
NPG D47918

'Morning visiting and walking dresses', July 1844, published by George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47930

'Morning visiting and walking dresses', July 1844

published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published July 1844
NPG D47930

'Evening and walking dresses', August 1844, published by George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47928

'Evening and walking dresses', August 1844

published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published August 1844
NPG D47928