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Bourbon Hat and Mantle

Fashion Plate
May 1814 (published)
Place of origin

Colour print showing a hat and mantle for women.

Object details

Object type
TitleBourbon Hat and Mantle (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Hand-coloured etching
Brief description
Fashion plate showing a hat and mantle for women, from 'La Belle Assemblée'. Hand-coloured etching, Britain, 1814.
Physical description
Colour print showing a hat and mantle for women.
  • Cut to height: 19.1cm
  • Cut to width: 9.3cm
Measured by SH 25/07/2010.
Marks and inscriptions
'Bourbon Hat and Mantle Invented & to be had only of Mrs. Bell 22 Upper King Street, Bloomsbury. Engraved for No.57 New Series of La Belle Assemblée 1st May 1814.' (Lettered)
Credit line
Given by Mr James Laver CBE
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Accession number

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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