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Fashion plate

  • Museum number:

    E.3123-1888

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 78

Labels and date

Anonymous
‘A fashionable full dress & a fashionable morning riding dress for Dec.r 180[?]’
London, about 1801–9
The artfully arranged hairstyles in this print show the influence of the Prince of Wales, whose flamboyant dress and manners helped shape the fashions of the day. Known as the ‘Titus’ style, this coiffure imitated the flattened curls of the Roman emperor Titus.
Hand-coloured etching
Published in Le Beau Monde, December
Museum no. E.3123-1888 []

Categories

Hair and hairstyles; Fashion plates; Clothing; Fashion; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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