The Mystery of Dummy Boards | Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess & Games
1795 Abiti Antichi. "Corpetto in taffetà marezzato rosa scuro. Manca di uno dei due pannellini frontali." Google translate: "Bodice Taffeta marbled pink. Missing one of the two small panels front."
Zaans Stikwerk | Modemuze gallery of 18C quilted garb
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Portrait of a Naval Officer, circa 1740 - Possibly Captain Thomas Griffin, who was flag-captain to Vice-Admiral Cavendish in the 'Blenheim', 90 guns, at Portsmouth in 1735. Anon. 1730-40
Sir Edward Wortley Montagu (1678-1761) politician and diplomat; Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire 1716-18
A painted pine dummy board, 18th century, depicting a maid holding a broom, 157cm high 36cm wide Est £1000-1500 4th March 2014
Elisabeth Oberbüchler by Pesne, 1732 A protestant refugee from Salzburg. Herzog-Anton-Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig
Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1798 Sadly, I have very few fashion plates that have men in them, but I’m posting this one as a thank you to all my new guy followers on Facebook! I’ll try to find some more for y'all!