1810 January 1st. West India Docks, London. By Thomas Rowlandson and Augustus Charles Pugin. Printed in 1810 By Rudolph Ackermann in Microcosm Of London, or London In Miniature. Volume 1. Aquatint showing warehouses at quayside and several West Indiamen moored alongside. Warehouses held thousands of tons of cargo, including sugar, rum, molasses, coffee, spices and hardwood. Docks were constructed by powerful group of businessmen led by Robert Milligan, wealthy merchant and ship-owner outraged at losses suffered due to theft and delay at riverside wharves. via National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, U.K. ~ collections.rmg.co.uk
1810 January 1st. West India Docks, London. By Thomas Rowlandson and Augustus Charles Pugin. #Regency #London #BritishHistory #Art
1815 June 15th ‘Behold at Brook’s Club, London. By George Cruikshank. Sir Thomas Stepney standing under the porch of Brooks’s Club in St. James’s Street, London. Double door with glass panels is behind him. Right hand in his breeches pocket, round hat with low crown, double-breasted tail-coat, double-breasted waistcoat, small stock, knee-breeches, and striped stockings with pumps. Via British Museum, London, UK. britishmuseum.org (PD-Art)
1815 June 15th ‘Behold at Brook’s Club, London, Cartoon By George Cruikshank. #Regency #Caricature #London
1820 July 6th View of London Bridge and Custom House with Margate steam yachts, London, U.K. Hand colored By artists and Engravers, P. and D. Colnaghi and Co Ltd and Co (publishers) and R. Havell and Son. via Royal Museums Greenwich. collections.rmg.co.uk
1820 July 6th View Of London Bridge and Custom House With Margate Steam Yachts. #London #BritishHistory #Art
1823 Couple In Evening Costumes, French. Short length dancing dress of white gauze, short sleeves, pink ribbon trim, flowers, parure, or jewelry set, dancing shoes and hair in a bandeau. Man in half dress of black tailcoat, yellow vest, short length white trousers, high white cravat, blue fob, and curled hair style. via Modes Francaises L’Indiscreet, France.
1823 Couple In Evening Costumes, French. #Regency #Romantic #Fashion
1780-1820 ca. Trade Card of W. Hersee, Bookseller at No. 5, Wellington Place, Goswell Street, London, U.K. Young couple reading. Print by S. Springsgoth. Jane Austen would have visited a bookseller like this. Via Wikimedia Commons commons.wikimedia.org (PD-ART)
1780-1820 ca. Trade Card of W. Hersee, Bookseller at No. 5, Wellington Place, Goswell Street, London, U.K. #Regency #Georgian #AmReading
1820 ca. Groups of Dandies fashionably dressed. Hand Colored etching. Published By J. Le Petit, Dublin, U.K. Via British Museum, London, UK. britishmuseum.org (PD-Art)
A dandy is a man who places a lot of importance on his appearance, on having refined language living his life in a leisurely manner. A dandy didn’t have to be an aristocrat. He could also be a middle class man or a self-made man of wealth who could afford to place all his emphasis on his clothing and his leisure time.
1820 Hand Colored Etching Of Fashionable Regency Dandies, British. #Regency #Fashion #Cartoon
19th Century Writing Set, French. Old Paris porcelain pot with ormolu fittings, set on a pen tray that is papier mache and hand painted in Chinoiserie, Or Japonaise, Style. The type of writing sets that households woulds have in Jane Austen’s times for writing letters and keeping track of estate matters. Chinese and Japanese styles of household goods were very fashionable during the English Regency and Victorian years. via Ruby Lane Antiques. rubylane.com
19th Century Writing Set, French. #RegencyEra #AmWriting #JaneAusten