Historical | Richard Jenkins Photography

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Bodice of a dress owned by Marie-Antoinette and sent to a member of her court living in England after her death, third quarter 18th century, fashion and textile museum in Norwich, England.

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The Regency table (of the upper classes) laid for a dinner party. A recreation by food historian Ivan Day, Historic Food, http://www.historicfood.com/portal.htm

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Modern inspiration from the Enlightenment...return to the 18th Century in Lush Magazine fall issue “Marie Antoinette” photography by Bernard Tartinville... From... http://a-l-ancien-regime.tumblr.com/

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Living with Clans and Castles: Balnagown Castle, Seat of Clan Ross

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'Farewell' - See this 1800 drawing by Adam Buck Ashmolean Museum The theme of separation by a sea voyage was common during & after the Napoleonic wars when many young men left home for the Royal Navy.

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Food History Jottings: Pride and Prejudice - Having a Ball

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A Marie Antoinette Inspiration

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Area Surrounding Oxford Street, Portman, Cavendish, Grosvenor & Berkley Squares, Including Seymour, Green, Brook, King, South Molton, Henrietta, Wigmore, Mount and Curson Streets, and St Georges Row, Hyde Park, Serpentine River, Piccadilly, the turnpike, Hyde Park Corner, and Chesterfield House. Fairburn Map 1801

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John Clarke as a Boy, by George Beare, 1743. Boys were dressed in skirts until they were "breeched"(put into breeches anywhere from age 4 or 5 to 7 yrs) but the toys and hat show that this child is definitely male. :) Note: Click on image and scroll to see more Beare paintings

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