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Occupations of the working classes in Great Britain.

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Angelo Comte de Courten (1848–1925) La fabricante de poupées

Haute couture

Angelo Comte de Courten (18481925) La fabricante de poupes This entry was originally posted at http://lillyho.dreamwidth.org/317123.html . Please comment there using OpenID.

Danish working woman c. 1805. "En kokkepige (A cook)", ca. 1805. A plate from "Klædedragter i København" (Costume in Copenhagen) Gothersgade 125

En kokkepige, ca. 1805. Gothersgade 125 - VÆGGEN

En kokkepige, ca. 1805. Gothersgade 125

Regency Economy: Cost of Doing Agricultural Business - Regency Reader

Regency Economy: Cost of Doing Agricultural Business

One of the major reasons the Regency era continues to fascinate me is the increasing importance of the city as industrialization begins to change the face of the global economy. Naturally, mechani…

The Book of Trades, Volume III, by Charles Squire, from 1804. Pages 36-42: Ladies' Dress-Maker, includes an image and information of the draping and dressmaking process.

The Book of Trades, Volume III, by Charles Squire, from 1804. Pages 36-42: Ladies' Dress-Maker, includes an image and information of the draping and dressmaking process.

English working women c. 1820. "Milk" and "Hot Cross Buns" from Characteristic Sketches of the Lower Orders by Thomas Rowlandson, The British Library. Click through to source for details.

Rowlandson's Characteristic Sketches of the Lower Orders

Discover 'Rowlandson's Charactersitic Sketches of the Lower Orders', an illustrated book on the British Library's Discovering Literature website.

18 Century Trade Card coal merchant

Amazingly beautiful collection of 18th Century business cards/announcements

Hey there. How's your day going? Just ok? Well stick this in your downbeat pipe and breathe in the beauty because this is wonderful. We've flagged up the excellent Spitalfields Life blog before but they've gone to stunning new heights with this collection of 18th century traders' cards and adverts. Anyone who's read American Psycho knows the many connotations which can be attached to the humble business card but this was a simpler time when a linen draper could put a picture of a massive…

Sandwich Carrots by Gillray 1796

18th Century – Page 14 – Sifting The Past

Posts about 18th Century written by Jon Townsend