Regency Advertisements: Crates of Earthenware

This ad appeared in La Belle Assemblee in 1807. I found a wealth of interesting 19th century objects at http://www.antiquepottery.co.uk in looking for a good earthenware picture.  Worth a perusal.  I particularly love the commemorative … Continue

Regency Culture and Society: A Woman in Want of Pockets

                        Gentle readers, you are probably already aware of the deep gender divide around pockets.  If you are not, check out this link for … Continue

Regency Advertisements: For All You Military Men…

              Now the “oldest cosmetics manufacturer in the UK” (http://johngosnell.com/about-us/history/) dating back to 1677, during the Regency era the company of Price & Gosnell had a location on Leadenhall … Continue

Regency Fashion: London Dresses for October (1808)

This plate with accompanying descriptions appeared in the 1808 October issue of the Ladies Monthly Museum.