Classic Regency Romances by Donna Lea Simpson

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miniature portrait  Likeness of Madame Recamier...see full length painting.

miniature portrait Likeness of Madame Recamier...see full length painting.

Hat ca. 1820 via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Hat ca. 1820 via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Hat ca. 1820 via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by chrystal on Indulgy.com

Double portrait of Moritz Christian Johann, Graf von Fries and his wife, Maria Theresia Josefa, by Jean-Laurent Mosnier.  Graf von Fries was a patron of Beethoven and Schubert.

Double portrait of Moritz Christian Johann, Graf von Fries and his wife, Maria Theresia Josefa, by Jean-Laurent Mosnier. Graf von Fries was a patron of Beethoven and Schubert.

CAROLINA MURAT BONAPARTE REGINA DI NAPOLI E DELLE DUE SICILIE | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

CAROLINA MURAT BONAPARTE REGINA DI NAPOLI E DELLE DUE SICILIE

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Miniature - Miss Harriet and Miss Elizabeth Binney. British. 1806. V and A.

Miss Harriet and Miss Elizabeth Binney | Smart, John | V&A Search the Collections

Portrait miniature of two sisters seated at a harpsichord by John Smart. Great Britain, 1806.. Museum Number P.20-1978.

Jane Austen Trail: Discover Jane Austen Country This Summer

Jane Austen Trail: Discover Jane Austen Country This Summer

For those visiting England this summer, this Jane Austen Trail map from the Winchester city council might come in handy. Jane Austen trail at the Curtis Museum provides information by the Hampshire County Council. For those wanting a personal guide, look no further than the following resources: Tony Grant, London Calling: A personal guide, Tony also writes for Jane Austen Today and Jane Austen's World: Tony offers small tours customized to his clients' wishes in any location in England. He…

Ladies voucher for Almack's - used with kind permission STG Misc. Box 7 (Almack's Voucher), © The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

A genuine Almack's voucher

What was a coveted voucher for Almack's Assembly Rooms in the Regency period actually like?

Grosvenor Square in the Regency and Jane Austen and Ghosts

Grosvenor Square in the Regency and Jane Austen and Ghosts

History The location of the lord or ladies home in London is always something I spend time over. And each time I then research the square I use or re-research it. I have used Grosvenor Square a few…

Courting in Late Georgian & Regency England

Courting in Late Georgian & Regency England

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Giuseppa Carcano, Marchesa di Visconti di Borgorato, by Baron Gérard, 1810.

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Mary Ruthven, his wife, by Anthony van Dyck, 1639. Vanitas, by Pietro Negri, 1662. Unknown, ND. Elegante au sofa, by Julius LeBlanc Stewart, 1895. Unknown, ND. Oedipus confronting the Sphinx, by François-Xavier Fabre, 1806. Nadezhda Polovtseva, by Charles François Jalabert, circa 1870s. Giuseppa Carcano, Marchesa di Visconti di Borgorato, by Baron Gérard, 1810. Unknown, ND. The King's State Bedchamber, Windsor Castle, by James Roberts, 1855. (Decorated for the visit of the Emperor and…

Bath Winter Assemblies voucher 1811-12

“Party Central” in the #Regency: When was the Season?

Balls, routs, mornings that started at 11 and ended at 4, and a requirement to be seen—no, recognized—no, ADMIRED through every waking minute of it. Daunting but exciting at once for a young woman …

Regency Fashion: Muslin Patterns and Embroidery - Regency Reader

Regency Fashion: Muslin Patterns and Embroidery

Appearing in the July 1816 Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c, these delicate muslin patterns would have made a delightful feature to a gown, ribbon, or fashionable item. The Lady̵…

The Dinner-Locust; or Advantages of a Keen Scent', Charles Hunt after E. F. Lambert, c.1823; hand coloured etching and aquatint.- 1820s middle class dining room

The Regency Household: Protecting Carpets

This historical tidbit comes from a page designed by J.R. Burrows & Company, Historical-Design Merchants about historic carpet cleaning methods. One sees in films carpets being hung outside on …