Here is a mystery: is the woman depicted in these fashion plates the same model? I have been trying to determine if models were used by the artists who created fashion plate engravings or if they drew them from imagination. Both date from 1820. Both appeared in Ackermann’s Repository of Arts.
Even when life takes a sad turn, I find comfort in beauty…
It has been awhile … don’t you think that it is TIME FOR A FASHION PLATE? Brrrrrrrr… it is getting chilly outside again. I have been reading that many points north will have a loooonnnnngggg winter. These ladies are bundled up and ready to go!
This lady is wearing green …
With all the recent madness, nutballs testing nukes and what not – I think it is definitely TIME FOR A FASHION PLATE!
1818 – it was a very good year.
I made my traditional lamb cake today. Somehow, he turned out to look suspiciously like a bichon frise. A very funny friend of mine commented on lambie – she said “Oh, Lamb of cake take away the carbs of the world.” I answered her, “And grant us a piece.”
I love the Episcopal liturgy. I mean no disrespect. But, it really is funny.
OH! Time for a fashion plate! This lovely lady is wearing her cross and has on her Easter bonnet… with all the trim upon it… could she be getting ready for the Easter parade?