Lyon, France-- knew I recognized this tower. There's a lion in the yard, too.

Lyon, France-- knew I recognized this tower. There's a lion in the yard, too.

IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS  Just a close up of the back and front of this great beaded dress.  Dress, ca 1910, Silk

IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS Just a close up of the back and front of this great beaded dress. Dress, ca 1910, Silk

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

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

'Gloire de France' - Centifolia-Gallica hybrid rose

'Gloire de France' - Centifolia-Gallica hybrid rose

Georgie Lee - Writing to the Sound of Legos Clacking: The Middle Class in Regency England

The Middle Class in Regency England

Georgie Lee - Writing to the Sound of Legos Clacking: The Middle Class in Regency England

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

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

Comtesse de Rocquigny, a bourbon with good repeat bloom

Comtesse de Rocquigny, a bourbon with good repeat bloom

'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.

'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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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/

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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