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Journal des Luxus und der Moden

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Germany (published)

  • Date:

    04/1798 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured etching

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA1

Physical description

A woman standing on grass, in profile facing left wearing a long muslin dress, which is plain white and bunched at her torso. The sleeves are elbow length with some decoration. She is holding a fan in both hands, which is hand decorated in pink with green and blue concentric circles and lines. She is wearing off-white gloves, which meet the sleeves of her dress at her elbow. She has a white fabric headband in her grey hair, fastoned with a blue round clasp, and is wearing gold earrings in the shapes of anchors.

Place of Origin

Germany (published)


04/1798 (made)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured etching

Marks and inscriptions

Below image in lower margin, centered


Height: 18.3 cm, Width: 9.9 cm

Object history note

Purchased from G. Parsons

Descriptive line

Fashion plate from Journal des Luxus und der Moden, April 1798.


Paper; Printing ink; Pigments


Etching; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Dress; Clothing; Gloves; Fan; Headband; Earrings; Woman


Fashion plates; Fashion; Prints; Clothing; Women's clothes; Day wear; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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