Only Seduction Will Do

Collection by Jenna Jaxon

Jenna Jaxon
1780 Young Woman at Her Toilette Attributed to Niklas Lafrensen, called Nicolas Lavreince ca. 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Art Ancien, 18th Century Costume, Rococo Style, Historical Costume, Cat Art, Art History, Metropolitan Museum

'Young Woman at Her Toilette', attributed to Niklas Lafrensen (also called Nicolas Lavreince), c1780’s.

Maybe I like this one better for Merrywell. I love the rounded section in front. Chettle House ~ English baroque manor house built in 1710 in Dorset England Beautiful Architecture, Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Homes, Beautiful Places, English Manor Houses, English House, Dorset England, House Built, Country Estate

Inspiration - Ben Pentreath Ltd

Ben Pentreath’s inspiration blog has become a much anticipated start to the week for many readers around the world, with over 15,000 regular visitors a month. Ben writes on a variety of topics covering decoration, architecture, gardening, and travels – and with a particular focus on the Dorset home that he shares with his husband …

Milton Manor House in Oxfordshire, England. English Manor Houses, English Castles, English House, Isle Of Wight England, Castle House, Grand Homes, Marquise, Country Estate, English Countryside

Castles & Manor Houses

thesixthduke: “ stately-homes-of-england: “ Milton Manor ” Love this. ” Milton Manor House, Milton, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England. An elegant 18th century house built by Inigo Jones for Bryant...

"A Lady in a Riding Habit", Enoch Seeman the Younger, British Royal court portrait artist ) ca. blue riding habit with gold trim, black tricorn 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, 19th Century, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Historical Art, Riding Habit, Glamour

18th Century Riding Habits

Possibly one of the most iconic images of a woman of the Georgian era wearing a riding habit has to be that of Lady Seymour Worsley. So, with that in mind, we thought we would take a look at this fashion statement outfit. We know from Grace Dalrymple Elliott's receipts that she purchased her riding habits from…

Young woman in a risque negligee, by Anna Dorothea Therbusch. This painting makes it plain that the sitter was most likely a courtesan or a woman who was not a member of 'polite' society. Anna, 18th Century Dress, 17th Century, Fat Women, Woman Painting, Erotica, Artsy Fartsy, American History, The Past

Young woman in a risque negligee, 1769, by Anna Dorothea Therbusch. The inspiration for Alethea's seductive negligee!

The interior of St. George's Church in London as it looked when Lady Augusta and Prince Augustus were married there. St George's, Church Interior, Regency Era, Saint George, Altar, Canopy, 19th Century, Saints, Fiction

Church interior | Read more about St George's Interior here

St George's is singularly lacking in ornament. This accords with James's belief that

The duck pond where Jack has his duel. Duck Pond, The Secret, History, History Books, Historia

Eileen Richards is wearing the damn mask (@EileenRAuthor)

The latest Tweets from Eileen Richards is wearing the damn mask (@EileenRAuthor). I love history. I write funny kissing books. I'm a bit of a smart ass. Writing Cave

Early Cased Pair of Percussion Dueling Pistols by Durs Egg of London :: :: Vallejo Demo Black Powder Guns, Flintlock Pistol, Gun Cases, Arm Armor, Pew Pew, Percussion, Dungeons And Dragons, Firearms, 18th Century

Early Cased Pair of Percussion Dueling Pistols by Durs Egg of London :: :: Vallejo Demo

An extremely fine pair of cased dueling pistols, this set made by Durs Egg of London is covered over in artisanal touches and top quality workmanship. The 54 caliber guns feature octagonal barrels with a rich Damascene finish and excellent original patination. The silver-plated lockplate is covered over in scrollwork with decorative edging which continues up to the hammers, the very top of which are engraved to look like leaping fish. Well grained rosewood stocks are capped at the butts in…

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Another image of the fabric for Alethea's gold and rust gown in which she tries to seduce Jack.