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Keeping Track of Time: Georgian Watch Chains, Equipages, Fobs, and Chatelaines | The Pragmatic Costumer

Keeping Track of Time: Georgian Watch Chains, Equipages, Fobs, and Chatelaines

Keeping Track of Time: Georgian Watch Chains, Equipages, Fobs, and Chatelaines | The Pragmatic Costumer

Dancing master: From 1830′s George Cruikshank series entitled Dancing Lessons

Dancing master: From 1830′s George Cruikshank series entitled Dancing Lessons

George III and the future Prince Regent were known to have had rows about Princess Charlotte flirting with the Duke of Devonshire. This image shows Princess Charlotte and the Duke of Devonshire, not caricatured, dancing the minuet together, they are both portrayed as a very handsome pair. There are two groups of interested spectators; the ladies are seated whilst the gentlemen stand.

George III and the future Prince Regent were known to have had rows about Princess Charlotte flirting with the Duke of Devonshire. This image shows Princess Charlotte and the Duke of Devonshire, not caricatured, dancing the minuet together, they are both portrayed as a very handsome pair. There are two groups of interested spectators; the ladies are seated whilst the gentlemen stand.

“Petitioners for Admission at Almack’s,” from William Heath, Illustrations to Almack’s, London: S. W. Fores, 1827. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

“Petitioners for Admission at Almack’s,” from William Heath, Illustrations to Almack’s, London: S. W. Fores, 1827. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

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farmer+giles+showing+off+daughtergillray-1806.jpg (432×492)

From 1830′s George Cruikshank series entitled Dancing Lessons

From 1830′s George Cruikshank series entitled Dancing Lessons

"A Sketch from Nature" A man partially sits in a woman's lap. She holds a drink aloft. Another woman, to the left, looks drunk and dissipated. Others drink and carouse

"A Sketch from Nature" A man partially sits in a woman's lap. She holds a drink aloft. Another woman, to the left, looks drunk and dissipated. Others drink and carouse

The cotillion dance. James Caldwell - printmaker. March 1771. Call # 771.03.10.01+  Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

The cotillion dance. James Caldwell - printmaker. March 1771. Call # 771.03.10.01+ Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

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