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Dinner, the main meal of the day, became later in fashionable society from 3 or 4 o'clock in the 18th century to 7.30 or 8 by the mid 19th. Dinner parties were not formal occasions so half dress was worn, but it should be stately and splendid, and women should be more covered up than for a ball with low necklines only if filled with a fichu or scarf, and often long sleeves. The lady of the house was advised not to dress as much as her guests.

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'Dinner Party Dress invented by Miss Pierpoint', March 1827, probably by William Hopwood, published by  S. Robinson, published in  The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47586

'Dinner Party Dress invented by Miss Pierpoint', March 1827

probably by William Hopwood, published by S. Robinson, published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 April 1827
NPG D47586

'Dinner Dress', March 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47610

'Dinner 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 D47610

'Dinner Dress', November 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47616

'Dinner Dress', November 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 November 1828
NPG D47616

'Evening Dress. Dinner Party Dress', November 1828, probably by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47626

'Evening Dress. Dinner Party Dress', November 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 November 1828
NPG D47626

'Dinner Dress', February 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47634

'Dinner Dress', February 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 February 1829
NPG D47634

'English Dinner Dress', June 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47635

'English Dinner Dress', June 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 June 1829
NPG D47635

'Parisian Dinner Dress', January 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47636

'Parisian Dinner Dress', January 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 January 1829
NPG D47636

'English Dinner Dress', April 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47637

'English Dinner 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 D47637

'English Dinner Dress', May 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47639

'English Dinner Dress', May 1829

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 May 1829
NPG D47639

'Dinner Dress', March 1829, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions - NPG D47644

'Dinner 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 D47644

'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

'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

'Evening Dress. Dinner Party Dress', January 1829, published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47652

'Evening Dress. Dinner Party Dress', January 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 January 1829
NPG D47652

'Dinner Dress', March 1831, published in The Parisian Gem of Fashion - NPG D47656

'Dinner Dress', March 1831

published in The Parisian Gem of Fashion
hand-coloured etching, published 1 March 1831
NPG D47656

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

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

'Dinner Dress', 1832, published by Joseph Robins, probably published in  The Parisian Gem of Fashion - NPG D47665

'Dinner Dress', 1832

published by Joseph Robins, probably published in The Parisian Gem of Fashion
hand-coloured etching, probably published 1832
NPG D47665

'Social Party Dress', November 1834, published by G. Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47677

'Social Party Dress', November 1834

published by G. Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published November 1834
NPG D47677

'Breakfast & Dinner Dresses', September 1835, by S.S.G., published by  Edward Churton, published in  The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée - NPG D47674

'Breakfast & Dinner Dresses', September 1835

by S.S.G., published by Edward Churton, published in The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published September 1835
NPG D47674