Fripperies and Fobs  Dress ca. 1810  From the Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs de Lyon

Fripperies and Fobs Dress ca. 1810 From the Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs de Lyon

Dress Date: ca. 1832 Culture: American Medium: cotton

Dress Date: ca. 1832 Culture: American Medium: cotton

Auguste Denis Marie Raffet (1804-1860) (Attributed) - Bonaparte a la Campagne d'Egypte. Watercolour & Gouache on Paper. Egypt. Circa 1798-1801.

Auguste Denis Marie Raffet (1804-1860) (Attributed) - Bonaparte a la Campagne d'Egypte. Watercolour & Gouache on Paper. Egypt. Circa 1798-1801.

Antique egg shaped Stuart crystal pendant, circa 1730

Antique egg shaped Stuart crystal pendant, circa 1730

from "Mutiny on the Bounty"

from "Mutiny on the Bounty"

Hollywood Regency...!

Mid Century moderne Pendant Lamp - 12 inch diameter - Space Age Dutch Design - Eames Baughman Panton Colani tijdperk

Hollywood Regency...!

The French Marshal L.-N. Davout's tunic. Woolen fabric, gold embroidery. 1812 + The French General's tunic, shako and spyglass. Woolen fabric, silver embroidery. 1812

The French Marshal L.-N. Davout's tunic. Woolen fabric, gold embroidery. 1812 + The French General's tunic, shako and spyglass. Woolen fabric, silver embroidery. 1812

Same Gown, Different Georgian Face. Mrs Emma Harvey c.1750/59 (L), Mrs John Parker c.1755/60 (center), and Margaret, Lady Oxenden c.1755/56 (R), all painted by Thomas Hudson, and all wearing the ubiquitous "Van Dyk" party frock and jewelery (not their own). Hudson painted the faces while a specialist drapery painter did the rest! The 18thC equivalent of the "glamor photo shoot" package available today!

Same Gown, Different Georgian Face. Mrs Emma Harvey c.1750/59 (L), Mrs John Parker c.1755/60 (center), and Margaret, Lady Oxenden c.1755/56 (R), all painted by Thomas Hudson, and all wearing the ubiquitous "Van Dyk" party frock and jewelery (not their own). Hudson painted the faces while a specialist drapery painter did the rest! The 18thC equivalent of the "glamor photo shoot" package available today!

I love the hand protection on this; it is simple, elegant, and effective.  Naval Officer’s Sword  England, early 19th century  The Royal Armouries

I love the hand protection on this; it is simple, elegant, and effective. Naval Officer’s Sword England, early 19th century The Royal Armouries

The Athenaeum - Lieut-Colonel Bryce McMurdo Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A., P.R.S.A

The Athenaeum - Lieut-Colonel Bryce McMurdo Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A., P.R.S.A

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