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damesalamode: Fashions of London and Paris, Head Dresses, October 1805. Proof that basic black doesn’t have to be boring! My favorite is actually the little tiara on the bottom right!

Lucy of Leinster by William Ward, 1788, via Donald Heald. I love Lucy! From Donald Heald: “A sweet portrait of Thomas Tickell’s heroine “Lucy of Leinster,” engraved by the celebrated engraver William Ward. William Ward is remembered as one of the most accomplished engravers of his day. He produced some of the most beautiful prints of the period, and his delicate engravings epitomize the style and sentiment of the age. Ward was primarily a mezzotint engraver but he also

Louis-Léopold Boilly - Arrival of the Stagecoach in the Courtyard of the Messageries [1803] - detail