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Plate 16. Volume II, Promenade Costume. 

The following text accompanied the print: 

"A round high robe, with large long sleeves, and deep falling colour, edged with lace or needle-work, composed of jaconot muslin. A small capuchin mantle of green shot sarsnet, lined with shite, and trimmed with Chinese silk fringe of corresponding shades; deep Spanish pointed cape, trimmed with the same. White satin hat, of the Spanish form, with rim the colour of the mantle, ornamented with a demi-wreath of corn-flowers. Roman shoe of green morocco. Gloves of lemon-coloured kid; and parasol corresponding with the cloadk with deep Chinese awning."


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. 

Promenade Costume - Framed Antique Print

SKU: 1110

  • Image Number: 1110
    Title: Promenade Costume
    Publisher: Rudolph Ackermann
    Medium: Aquatint

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

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