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Plate 35. Vol IV of Ackermann's Repository of Art. Published on December 1st, 1810. 


The following text accompanied the image: 

"A black bombazeen or sarsnet round robe, with high bosom, and long sleeves with white Spanish weepers, trimmed round the bottom, up the front, and round the bosom with a cable chain of crape. A white, crape habit-shirt, with high-collar, and Spanish frill round the throat. A cardinal mantle of black or grey cloth, lined and trimmed with white fur or ermine. Prussian helmet, composed of the same materials, over which is frequently thrown a veil of black lace. Black jean slippers, or half-boots of kid leather. Gloves of black or grey kid." 


The Repository of Arts was an illustrated periodical which focused on art, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics. It was published by Rudolph Ackermann from 1809-1828. The Repository influenced fashion, architecture and literature during the Regency and late Georgian period. It included plates showing paintings, furniture and objects as well as two or more anonymous fashion plates such as the one here per number, sometimes with with one or two figures and occasionally a piece of fine furniture. 

Morning Walking or Carriage Costume - Framed Antique Print

SKU: 1115
  • Image Number: 1115
    Title: Morning Walking or Carriage Costume
    Publisher: Rudolph Ackermann
    Medium: Aquatint

    Framed size (h x w): 304 x 226mm

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