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Inspiration and images for my paranormal historical romance series, The Hellraisers

Zoe Archer
Robe Robe a la Française circa 1760 Silk a) Robe center back length: 61 in. b) Petticoat center back length: 39 in. 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, 19th Century, Rococo Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Gothic Fashion, Historical Costume

Woman's Dress and Petticoat (Robe à la française)

Woman's Dress and Petticoat (Robe à la française), Unknown, circa 1765, Costumes, Silk plain weave (taffeta).

Overdress of a woman's 3 piece dress (robe à la française 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Mode Rococo, Dress Name

Robe à la what?

Have you ever wondered what all the 18th century dress names mean? You know, names like Robe à la Française, Robe à l'Anglaise or Robe à la Polonaise? To try to clarify all of these terms, I have prepared a short and not at all exhaustive illustrated lexicon to help you understand what these names refer too. P.S. This has been a long time in the making! Robe Volante Robe Volante, 1720's, Kyoto Costume Institute Also known as sacque gown, robe battante, innocente, négligé or a flying gown…

love the colors and the texture of the jkt and waistcoat.Portrait of Sir John Armytage, Baronet by Pompeo Girolamo Batoni Photomontage, Rococo, Georgian Era, Georgian Court, Baronet, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Fashion, Italian Painters, Blue Coats
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If it isn't the inspiration for my current hero!

Dress ("robe à la française") c. 1760 (fabric: c. - France - The Kyoto Costume Institute 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Dresses, Victorian Gothic, Gothic Lolita
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Robe a la francaise, cotton chintz, c. 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Hats
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Mode / Textilien / Kostümbibliothek

Monument du Costume Physique et Moral de la fin du Dix-huitième siècle Monument du Costume Physique et Moral de la fin du Dix-huitième siècle - французский костюм и нравы в конце 18 века. Sigmund Freudenberger- 12 гравюр и Jean Michel Moreau le jeune-… 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Art, Historical Clothing, Female Clothing, Musee Carnavalet, Drawing Sketches, Drawings, Renaissance Era
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Madame Guillotine

An evening at the Opera.

The Devil and the disobedient child. Looks like an old version of Krampus Maleficarum, Traditional Witchcraft, Satanic Art, Occult Art, Arte Horror, Medieval Art, Dark Ages, Illustrations, Woodblock Print
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James Purefoy, the actor, talks about big family holidays, delayed flights – and battling tarantulas in Mexico. James Purefoy, Actor James, Sore Eyes, Heaven And Hell, Big Family, Historical Romance, My Images, Favorite Tv Shows, Movie Stars
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James Purefoy's holiday heaven and hell

James Purefoy, the actor, talks about big family holidays, delayed flights – and battling tarantulas in Mexico.

This image is from 1792 by Thomas Rowlandson and depicts a gaming den and a hazard table. Hazard plays a big part in my book. A little early for the Regency but the idea is the same.- Just the sort of place Dare would love to visit Gambling Games, Gambling Quotes, Gambling Machines, Gentlemans Club, London Clubs, Historical Society, Funny Kids, Bestselling Author, Las Vegas
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Colonial Williamsburg

The Official Website of Colonial Williamsburg: Explore the historical shops, homes and gardens of an early American community returned to its 18th-century appearance capturing the United States’ colonial period.

"John Talbot, later Earl Talbot" by Pompeo Batoni. In a portrait commemorating his Grand Tour, the Englishman John Talbot, later first Earl Talbot, casually poses full-length before a Roman background. Beuys Joseph, National Gallery, Google Art Project, Getty Museum, Renaissance, Italian Painters, Grand Tour, 18th Century Fashion, Stretched Canvas Prints
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John Talbot, Later First Earl Talbot by Pompeo Batoni, 1773, J. Paul Getty Museum [Total Hellraiser]

A gallery of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl publicity stills and other photos. Featuring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush and others. Comodoro Norrington, Pirate Sword, Flying Dutchman, Pirate Life, Men In Uniform, Captain Jack, Film Serie, Guys Be Like, Pirates Of The Caribbean

stem_the_tide | ooc: i like a man in uniform. or, deconstructing james norrington

I imagine this is similiar to what Bram looked like in his younger, idealistic days. Commodore James Norrington, played by Jack Davenport. (Personally, I think Elizabeth made the wrong choice.)

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Sinner's Heart

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Three Ladies at a Gaming Table, Louis-Nicola Van Blarenberghe, Dated 1754 Portraits, Illustrations, Historical Romance, Table Games, My Images, 18th Century, Modern Art, Auction, Lady
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Auction Finds

Three Ladies at a Gaming Table, Louis-Nicola Van Blarenberghe, Dated 1754 Sotheby’s, Property from the Collection of Carl DeSantis, New York, Nov 04

From the Morbid Anatomy Vault: La Portentosa Vida De La Muerte ( The Astounding Life of Death), Joaquin Bolanos, Century Memento Mori, Medieval, Skeleton Drawings, Dance Of Death, Danse Macabre, Hair Raising, Plexus Products, Occult, Dark Art
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18th Century Love

18th c. European/American fights, fabrics, fashion, figures, forms, furniture, or facts, all are welcome here! Your most obedient servant~ Le Chevalier Free counters

Dress Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, flax Dimensions: Length at CB: 56 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes, 1983 Accession Number: 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Retro Mode, Vintage Mode, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion
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Dress | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and History: A Dialogue," December 7, 1992–March 21, 1993.The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Ceaseless Century," September 9, 1998–November 29, 1998

Ned Ward, The CoffeeHous Mob, frontispiece to Part IV of Vulgus Britannicus, or the British Hudibras (London, Courtesy the British Library. Secret And Whisper, London History, Colonial America, Slice Of Life, British Library, Historical Romance, American Revolution, American Women, 17th Century
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The Devil’s Ordinary | Markman Ellis

A new Starbucks is being fitted out across the road. The windows of the half-completed shell have been covered in giant posters that, in letters nearly a foot high, promise what might be expected from this Starbucks experience: “taste,” “comfort,” and “relax”—all coming soon. In many places, these benefits have already arrived, for, as is universally acknowledged, Starbucks is everywhere. From the first outlet in Seattle in 1971, there are now more than 4,500, distributed all over the…