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i will die in peace

lobsterwarrior:

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull, 1819–1820, detail.

lobsterwarrior:

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull, 1819–1820, detail.


 The Death of Major Peirson by  John Singleton Copley, detail (x) 

 The Death of Major Peirson by  John Singleton Copley, detail (x

roccondil:

English troops marching from the village common to the fields in preparation for the battle. #oldsturbridgevillage #osv #soldiers #parade #battle #reenactment #redcoats #march

roccondil:

English troops marching from the village common to the fields in preparation for the battle. #oldsturbridgevillage #osv #soldiers #parade #battle #reenactment #redcoats #march

fripperiesandfobs:

Suit, 1770-80
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art
historicalfashion:

Robe à l’anglaise | ca. 1780 | Colonial Williamsburg
This dress is cotton with silk embroidery - which just goes to show how spectacular an “average” material can become.

historicalfashion:

Robe à l’anglaise | ca. 1780 | Colonial Williamsburg

This dress is cotton with silk embroidery - which just goes to show how spectacular an “average” material can become.

history-of-fashion:

ab. 1764-1769 Allan Ramsay - Queen Charlotte with her Two Children

history-of-fashion:

ab. 1764-1769 Allan Ramsay - Queen Charlotte with her Two Children

vivelareine:

A portrait of a lady as Mary Magdalene by Jean Marc Nattier and studio. 18th century.
[source: Sotheby’s Auctions]

vivelareine:

A portrait of a lady as Mary Magdalene by Jean Marc Nattier and studio. 18th century.

[source: Sotheby’s Auctions]

detailsofpaintings:

Jean-Marc Nattier, Madame Le Fèvre de Caumartin as Hebe (detail)
1753

detailsofpaintings:

Jean-Marc Nattier, Madame Le Fèvre de Caumartin as Hebe (detail)

1753

fashionsfromhistory:

Alcove Bed
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené
1787
MFA

fashionsfromhistory:

Alcove Bed

Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené

1787

MFA

historicalfashion:

Heideloff`s Gallery of Fashion April 1795. England Morning Dress.
The hair dressed. in small curls and ringlets; two small braids turned under the side curls, and the chignon turned up plain. Bandeau of muslin crossed with flowers. Three white ostrich feathers on the right side. Chemise of muslin, embroidered in colours; the sleeves tied with a narrow lilac riband. Sash à l`enfantine, of lilac riband. Large muslin handkerchief. Pearl bracelets and ear-rings. Lilac shoes with flat heels.

historicalfashion:

Heideloff`s Gallery of Fashion April 1795. England Morning Dress.


The hair dressed. in small curls and ringlets; two small braids turned under the side curls, and the chignon turned up plain. Bandeau of muslin crossed with flowers. Three white ostrich feathers on the right side. Chemise of muslin, embroidered in colours; the sleeves tied with a narrow lilac riband. Sash à l`enfantine, of lilac riband. Large muslin handkerchief. Pearl bracelets and ear-rings. Lilac shoes with flat heels.

historicalfashion:

The Gallery of Fashion May 1795. Afternoon dresses.

historicalfashion:

The Gallery of Fashion May 1795. Afternoon dresses.

historicalfashion:

MORNING DRESSES, March 1795 | AFTERNOON DRESSES, January 1795

jaded-mandarin:

Marie-Victoire Lemoine. Portrait of a Young Girl, 1785.

jaded-mandarin:

Marie-Victoire Lemoine. Portrait of a Young Girl, 1785.

centuries-and-continents:

Alexander Roslin c.1768
Lady with the Veil (detail)

centuries-and-continents:

Alexander Roslin c.1768

Lady with the Veil (detail)