Regency Culture and Society: Debates for the Ladies

Appearing in the January 1807 Lady’s Monthly Museum, a debate about whether courtships are likely to produce happy marriages is presented.  I remember hearing this sort of debate about living together before marriage not to … Continue

Regency Men: A Letter from Son to Mother about his Lady Love

Perhaps demonstrating the timeless maxim that no woman is ever good enough for a mother’s son, this heartfelt letter appeared in the December 1803 issue of Lady’s Monthly Museum. I though readers would find his … Continue

Regency Fashion: Morning and Afternoon Dress for December

These gowns and their descriptions appeared in the December 1800 issue of The Lady’s Monthly Museum. Complete with shawls or spencers, these elegant creations are perfect for the young lady about Town.