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Regency Romance: She’s Refused Six Offers Of Marriage

I adore Bess Fleming in Lady Saville’s Lover, A Regency Romance. she has no qualms at all about refusing six offers of marriage.

"Turban de fantaisie, Robe Croisée en fichu", Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1801; NYPL 801702

I really like the over-robe - it adds interest and makes her distinct. It could also mean we can more easily vary her costume over the course of the play.

'Farewell' - See this 1800 drawing by Adam Buck Ashmolean Museum The theme of separation by a sea voyage was common during & after the Napoleonic wars when many young men left home for the Royal Navy.

Information about Adam Buck, Regency portrait and miniature painter exhibition at The Ashmolean Museum Oxford in Adam Buck's biography (written by Peter Darvall)

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Back of peach/ orange gown, 1810 Costume parisien

Beautiful color combos. Thinking outside the box for sure!

Duchess Trading: Photos of Reproduction Regency Bonnets. Tall stove pipe bonnet with antique bullion star in black cherry/purple silk and green accents. More bonnets in the link.

1800s  British Cavalry Officer On Horse Charging.

A British, Red Coated, Cavalry Officer Charging Into battle on his on horse.