'Modes de Paris', 15 September 1839
5 of 13 portraits matching these criteria:
- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Bodices - à coulisses'
'Modes de Paris', 15 September 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 September 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:
Chapeau des Mns. de Mme. Dasse, r. Richelieu, 38, orné d'une fleur d'automne de Chagot. Passementerie, Spencer en mousseline et Jupon Ecossais, façon de Mme. Landry, cité d'Antin, 7. Echarpe et Dentelle en cachemire de Mme. Violard, r. Choiseul, 2. (Bonnet from Madame Dasse's shops, trimmed with an autumn flower from Chagot. Braid trimmings, muslin spencer and tartan skirt made by Madame Landry. Scarf and lace from Madame Violard).
Subjects & Themesback to top
- Buildings and architecture
- Double portraits
- Fashion Plates: Accessories - Handkerchiefs
- Fashion Plates: Accessories - Scarves
- Fashion Plates: Activities and occasions - Sea side dress
- Fashion Plates: Bodices - à coulisses
- Fashion Plates: Dresses - Redingotes
- Fashion Plates: Dresses - Round gowns; round dresses
- Fashion Plates: Fabrics - Muslin
- Fashion Plates: Fabrics - Plaid
- Fashion Plates: Headwear - Fabric bonnets
- Fashion Plates: Headwear - Veils
- Fashion Plates: Influences - French fashions
- Fashion Plates: Outer garments - Spencers
- Fashion Plates: Sleeves and cuffs - Bishop sleeves; sleeves à l'evèque
- Fashion Plates: Trimmings and ornamentation - Brandenbourgs; brandenburgs
- Fashion Plates: Trimmings and ornamentation - Flowers
- Fashion Plates: Trimmings and ornamentation - Lace
- Fashion Plates: Trimmings and ornamentation - Passementerie
- From behind
- Gloves and gauntlets
- Hats and head attire
- 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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