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Élisabeth-Charlotte d'Orléans, duchesse de Lorraine, avec son second fils François-Étienne

Fig. 1 - Alexis Simon Belle (French, 1674-1734). Élisabeth-Charlotte d'Orléans, duchesse de Lorraine, avec son second fils François-Étienne, 1722. Source: Le Hameau de la Reine blog

Portrait of the daughter of George II of Great Britain, Princess Amelia Sophia

Fig. 2 - Philip Mercier (French, 1689-1760). Portrait of the daughter of George II of Great Britain, Princess Amelia Sophia, 1728. Source: Pinterest

Red and gold brocade open robe

Fig. 3 - Artist unknown. Red and gold brocade open robe, Italy, 1725. Source: Pinterest

Menswear

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Coat and waistcoat

Fig. 1 - Artist unknown. Coat and waistcoat, France. About 1729. Coat: silk velvet, trimmed with gold, Waistcoat: silver brocade, trimmed with gold lace.; dimensions unknown. Moscow: The Moscow Kremlin Museums, TK-2909. Source: Pinterest

Sir Robert Throckmorton, 4th Bt (1702-1791)

Fig. 2 - Artist unknown. Sir Robert Throckmorton, 4th Bt (1702-1791), 1728 - 1729. Oil on canvas; 1136.5 x 104.8 cm (53 3/4 x 41 1/4 in). Source: National Trust Collections UK

Portrait of a Gentleman

Fig. 3 - Fra Galgario (Italian, 1655-1743). Portrait of a Gentleman, 1729. Source: Pinterest

CHILDREN’S WEAR

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Europe in 1721. Source: Emerson Kent

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Timeline Entries

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Primary/Period Sources

NYC-Area Special Collections of Fashion Periodicals/Plates

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Secondary Sources

Also see the 18th century overview page for more research sources… or browse our Zotero library.

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