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Fashion plate - Duchess of Angoulême Bonnet & Spencer

Duchess of Angoulême Bonnet & Spencer

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1st quarter 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr James Laver CBE

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 77

Physical description

Colour print showing a bonnet and spencer for women.

Place of Origin

Britain (published)


1st quarter 19th century (published)



Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured etching

Marks and inscriptions

'Duchess of Angoulême Bonnet & Spencer. Invented to be had only of Mrs. Bell 22 Upper King Street Bloomsbury'


Height: 20.1 cm, Width: 11.3 cm

Descriptive line

Fashion plate showing a bonnet and spencer. Hand-coloured etching, Britain, first quarter of 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.


Hand-colouring; Etching

Subjects depicted

Clothing; Bonnet; Women; Spencer


Prints; Fashion plates; Clothing


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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