Victorian Fashion Plates

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Victorian Fashion Plates

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Fashion plates that appeared in various French fashion magazines dating from the 1840s to the 1870s. These are hand colored and associated with some of the most well known female illustrators of the time.

Collection Items

Le Caprice
Color fashion place, circa 1845, from the Journal des Dames et des Modes depicting wedding ensemble, hairstyles and dresses appropriate for bride's maids.

Le Bon Ton
Color fashion plate, August 1851, from Journal des Modes depicting two styles of day dresses for summer wear complete with hats and accessories.

Le Bon Ton [2]
Color fashion plate from Journal de Modes, November, 1851 depicting two visiting dresses with accessories.

Le Conceillor des Dames et des Demoseilles
Color fashion plate from the November 1852 edition of Journal d'Economie Domestique et de Travaux d'Aiguille depicting two visiting dresses for winter complete with bonnets and accessories.

Le Conceillor des Dames et des Demoiselles [2]
Color fashion plate depicting two walking dresses with associated accessories from the Journal d'Economie Domestique et de Travaux d'Aiguille, 1853.

Estatette des Modes
Fashion Plate from La Mode Illustree depicting two ensembles for women: one walking ensemble, one day dress.

Modes: Toilette de Mariage
Illustration from Journal des Jeunes Personnes, 1858, depicting wedding party.

Les Modes Pariesiennes
Illustration from La Mode Illustree featuring two walking costumes with headwear, outerwear and accessories.

La Modes Parisiennes [2]
Full color fashion plate from La Mode Illustree, 1862 depicting two day dresses and appropriates accessories or hairstyles.

Modes de Paris
Full color fashion plate from Petit Courier des Dames, circa 1865, depicting walking dresses with appropriate accessories.
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