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thegentlemanscloset:

Banyan & waistcoat cut from Chinese dragon robe, mid-18th century. Made of silk. I love both the colors and the pattern on this one. Banyans were designed to model Chinese clothing, and the owner of this magnificent banyan decided to go the full treatment with dragon motifs throughout. 

thegentlemanscloset:

Banyan & waistcoat cut from Chinese dragon robe, mid-18th century. Made of silk. I love both the colors and the pattern on this one. Banyans were designed to model Chinese clothing, and the owner of this magnificent banyan decided to go the full treatment with dragon motifs throughout. 

salparadisewasright:

beau—brummell:

Rest your head and sleep on this creepy Napoleon pillow.
#napilleon

salparadisewasright:

beau—brummell:

Rest your head and sleep on this creepy Napoleon pillow.

#napilleon

gunneratlarge:

Reenactors who have their shit together, Women Edition!

These women have their shit together! And it’s cool!

fashionsfromhistory:

Day Dress
1880s
Bonhams

fashionsfromhistory:

Day Dress

1880s

Bonhams

jeannepompadour:

Doña María Catalina de Urrutia and her son by José Campeche, 1788

jeannepompadour:

Doña María Catalina de Urrutia and her son by José Campeche, 1788

ladysmatter:

"Portrait of a Young Woman playing the Harp"  by Robert Home, c. 1800-1815
Robert Home was an English painter who spent most of his career in India, painting portraits of the British community there. Read more about his career here.

ladysmatter:

"Portrait of a Young Woman playing the Harp"  by Robert Home, c. 1800-1815

Robert Home was an English painter who spent most of his career in India, painting portraits of the British community there. Read more about his career here.

history-of-fashion:

ab. 1775 Joseph Wright of Derby - Portrait of Edward Abney

history-of-fashion:

ab. 1775 Joseph Wright of Derby - Portrait of Edward Abney

MTV Cribs with Louis XVI

joachimmurat:


Маршал Ланн и его адъютант, 1807-09 гг.

*fierce*

joachimmurat:

Маршал Ланн и его адъютант, 1807-09 гг.

*fierce*

ooksaidthelibrarian:

suit, 1750-1775

France

MET

valinaraii:

Louis Rochet (1813-1878): Napoleon Bonaparte, student of the Royal School in Brienne, aged 15 years old.

This monument to Napoleon, placed before the town hall, was inaugurated in the year 1859, during the Second Empire. Young Bonaparte is shown in his school uniform, holding a copy of Plutarch’s Parallel Lives in his left hand and with the right one tucked in his vest.

source

fashionsfromhistory:

Girl’s Dress
c.1830

fashionsfromhistory:

Girl’s Dress

c.1830

peashooter85:

Executed Today, July 28th, 1794,

One of the famous main players of the French Revolution and member of the Committee of Public Safety, Maximilian Robespierre’s downfall was quick and unexpected.  On the morning of July 27th he was one of the most powerful men in France.  By afternoon he was in chains and condemned to death.  He was executed by guillotine on July 28th, 1794.