'Costumes Parisiens', number 3174
2 of 2 portraits matching these criteria:
- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Fabrics - Thibet cloth'
'Costumes Parisiens', number 3174
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
7 7/8 in. x 5 5/8 in. (200 mm x 142 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1930
Artistsback to top
- Georges Jacques Gatine (1773-after 1841), Engraver and etcher. Artist or producer associated with 3 portraits.
- Le Journal des Dames et des Modes (1797-1839), French magazine. Artist or producer associated with 12 portraits.
- Louis Marie Lanté (1789-1839 or after), Painter and draughtsman. Artist or producer associated with 4 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Described in the magazine:
Chapeau en poue de soie - Robe de thibet - Mantelet de poue de soie garnie de blonde - Robe de diamantine à épaulettes gauffrées. [Silk hat - Dress of thibet cloth - Mantlet of silk decorated with blond - Dress of diamantine with honeycomb smocking at the shoulders].
Subjects & Themesback to top
- Fashion Plates: Accessories - Eyeglasses and spectacles - Pocket spectacles
- Fashion Plates: Fabrics - Poux-de-soie; poult-de-soie
- Fashion Plates: Fabrics - Printed designs
- Fashion Plates: Fabrics - Thibet cloth
- Fashion Plates: Headwear - Fabric hats
- Fashion Plates: Influences - French fashions
- Fashion Plates: Influences - Military influence
- Fashion Plates: Lace - Blonde; blond
- Fashion Plates: Outer garments - Mantelets; mantlets
- Fashion Plates: Sleeves and cuffs - Donna Maria sleeves
- Fashion Plates: Trimmings and ornamentation - Bows; noeuds; coques; rosettes; choux
- Fashion Plates: Undergarments - Stockings
Events of 1834back to top
Current affairsSir Robert Peel, Tory, replaces Whig Lord Melbourne as Prime Minister, promising measured reform in a shift from reactionary 'Tory' to more measured 'Conservative' politics (he had voted for the 1832 Reform Act).
Trial of Tolpuddle Martyrs, six labourers transported to Australia after trying to raise funds for workers in need by forming a Friendly Society.
Art and scienceCharles Babbage's invents the Analytic Machine. Considered to be the forerunner to the modern computer, the machine was able to make automatic mathematical calculations.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton publishes his hugely popular, but now largely neglected, novel Last Days of Pompeii, set in the Italian city at the time of Mount Vesuvius' eruption in 79AD.
InternationalDom Miguel I, King of Portugal, is defeated by his brother Pedro IV, in the Portuguese civil war.
Slavery is abolished in the British dominions, although slaves still working are indentured to their former owners in an 'apprenticeship' system; the philanthropist Joseph Sturge was a prominent critic of the policy, which was abolished in 1838. Whilst slave owners received compensation, slaves received nothing.
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