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Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (Probably, designed)

  • Date:

    1794 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving coloured by hand in watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 76

Physical description

Female fashion plate showing a woman dressed in a long robe with an apron, fichu, and headdress. She is walking on a lawn. The print is coloured by hand and is within a printed frame on a rectangular sheet of paper.

Place of Origin

Germany (Probably, designed)


1794 (designed)



Materials and Techniques

Engraving coloured by hand in watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Printed towards the centre below plate.


Height: 17.7 cm, Width: 9.8 cm

Descriptive line

Fashion plate, dated '1794', hand-coloured etching , anonymous


Ink; Watercolour; Paper


Engraving; Painting

Subjects depicted

Costume; Walking


Hats & headwear; Day wear; Informal wear; Personal accessories; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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