'Modes de Paris', 15 June 1839
8 of 8 portraits matching these criteria:
- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Outer garments - Redingotes'
'Modes de Paris', 15 June 1839
probably by Hippolyte Damours, published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 15 June 1839
9 1/2 in. x 6 1/8 in. (241 mm x 155 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1930
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Described below the image:
Bonnet en dentelle de soie et Chapeau en crèpe, des Mns. de Mme. Beaudry, r. Richelieu, 87. Redingote des ateliers de Melle. Augustine, r. Louis le grand, 27. Châle en mousseline des Mns. de la Belle Anglaise, r. de la Paix, 20. (Bonnet of silk lace and hat of crape, from Madame Beaudry's shops. Redingote from Mademoiselle Augustine's studio. Muslin shawl from La Belle Anglaise shops).
Subjects & Themesback to top
- Fashion Plates: Activities and occasions - Morning dress
- Fashion Plates: Fabrics - Crape; Crêpe
- Fashion Plates: Headwear - Fabric bonnets
- Fashion Plates: Headwear - Undress caps
- Fashion Plates: Influences - French fashions
- Fashion Plates: Outer garments - Peignoirs
- Fashion Plates: Outer garments - Redingotes
- Fashion Plates: Outer garments - Shawls
- Fashion Plates: Trimmings and ornamentation - Flowers
- Fashion Plates: Undergarments - Chemisettes; habit-shirts
- Flowers and plants
- Vases, pots and urns
- Words and inscriptions
Events of 1839back to top
Current affairsThe Bedchamber crisis strains relations between the government and the monarchy, after Queen Victoria refuses to dismiss her Whig-appointed ladies of the bedchamber at the request of the new, Conservative Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel. Peel resigns and Melbourne returns as Prime Minister.
The Grand National is first held at the Aintree race course, won by the horse Lottery, and the first Henley Royal Regatta, the rowing event, is held on the Thames.
Art and scienceThe French and British scientists Louis Daguerre and William Henry Fox Talbot separately publicise their experiments with the new form of photography.
The prolific journalist Harriet Martineau publishes her three decker novel Deerbrook, the story of middle class country life.
InternationalThe first Opium War with China is sparked after the British government refuses to try six British soldiers accused of killing a Chinese man protecting a temple from looters. Relations were strained as Britain had promoted the drug opium in China to boost trade. Winning the war, Britain secured vital trading rights.
African captives aboard the Spanish ship La Amistad revolt, resulting in a highly publicised court case.
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