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 Street as well as one, briefly, on Lombard St.  Patey was a partner for only 1 year (1817), so this ad has a unique place in that company’s history. October … Expand

Regency Advertisements: Prejudice and Physiognomy

  I know you have heard of Pride and Prejudice, but have you heard of Prejudice and Physiognomy? This ad appeared in the October 1817 Ackermann’s Repository.

Regency Advertisements: Epistolary Elegance

This ad for letter paper appeared in the August 1807 edition of La Belle Assemblee.  “Elegance with Economy” especially for Ladies and The Fashionable World!

Regency Advertisements: Corsets for the Country

Appearing in the 1817 Ackermann’s Repository, this ad for corsets promises even those languishing provincially may have a London corset fitted to form: The image is from this site that makes reproductions and gives some more history on the Regency corset: https://www.mantua-maker.com/1810-3-corset.html