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Fashion plate - The Gallery of Fashion
  • The Gallery of Fashion
    Heideloff, Nicolas, born 1761 - died 1837
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The Gallery of Fashion

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Leipzig (probably, published)

  • Date:

    after 1795 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Heideloff, Nicolas, born 1761 - died 1837 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand-coloured etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf D, box 2

Physical description

Fashion plate

Place of Origin

Leipzig (probably, published)


after 1795 (published)


Heideloff, Nicolas, born 1761 - died 1837 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

hand-coloured etching

Marks and inscriptions

Kimpfel del.
W. Arndt sc.

Descriptive line

Wilhelm Arndt purportedly after 'Flindt', Reduced German copy of a plate from Nicolaus Heideloff's The Gallery of Fashion (originally published in London in 1795), eighteenth century, probably published in Leipzig.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964


Printing ink; Watercolour




Fashion plates; Women's clothes; Hats & headwear; Hair and hairstyles; Clothing; Prints; Fashion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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