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Industrial Mood… Model: Nastassia Yadyhina Style: Maria Antonietta Vintage Shop (NA)

Industrial Mood… Model: Nastassia Yadyhina Style: Maria Antonietta Vintage Shop (NA)

These past few are from someone I'm following.  Maria Carolina of Austria  between 1752(1752) and 1770

These past few are from someone I'm following. Maria Carolina of Austria between 1752(1752) and 1770

Queen Maria Carolina of Austria of Naples by Anton Raphael Mengs, 1768-1775

Queen Maria Carolina of Austria of Naples by Anton Raphael Mengs, 1768-1775

Maria Carolina Queen of Naples

Maria Carolina Queen of Naples

Portrait of a Woman, by Joseph Wright (Wright of Derby), c. 1770, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Portrait of a Woman, by Joseph Wright (Wright of Derby), c. 1770, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Lady Georgiana Spencer Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

Lady Georgiana Spencer Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

1930s Ivory Silk-Satin Wedding Dress with Appliques, Puff-Sleeves, and  Decorative Neckline.

1930s Ivory Silk-Satin Wedding Dress with Appliques, Puff-Sleeves, and Decorative Neckline.

1785 painting of Marie Antoinette, Madame Royale and Louis Joseph, the first Dauphin. Madame Campan called it the most accurate likeness of the queen in her memoirs. Interestingly, the French people disliked it and preferred the familiar works of Madame Vigée LeBrun.

1785 painting of Marie Antoinette, Madame Royale and Louis Joseph, the first Dauphin. Madame Campan called it the most accurate likeness of the queen in her memoirs. Interestingly, the French people disliked it and preferred the familiar works of Madame Vigée LeBrun.

Maria Elisabeth by Martin van Meytens (Sister of Marie Antoinette who was known as "the beautiful Elisabeth" until she was badly scarred by smallpox and ruthlessly eliminated from the European marriage market)

Maria Elisabeth by Martin van Meytens (Sister of Marie Antoinette who was known as "the beautiful Elisabeth" until she was badly scarred by smallpox and ruthlessly eliminated from the European marriage market)

I suspect that to the fashion mad ladies of Versailles, a trip to the Queen’s wardrobe was viewed with as much reverence,if not more,than seeing her in person.Marie Antoinette was given a fixed allowance of 120,000 Livres a year for clothes and accessories, a vast sum that was somehow never quite enough (she spent 258,000 Livres in one year),probably because at some point along the line,etiquette had decreed that eighteen pairs of pastel coloured gloves scented with violet, hyacinth or…

I suspect that to the fashion mad ladies of Versailles, a trip to the Queen’s wardrobe was viewed with as much reverence,if not more,than seeing her in person.Marie Antoinette was given a fixed allowance of 120,000 Livres a year for clothes and accessories, a vast sum that was somehow never quite enough (she spent 258,000 Livres in one year),probably because at some point along the line,etiquette had decreed that eighteen pairs of pastel coloured gloves scented with violet, hyacinth or…

marie antoinette children 1785

marie antoinette children 1785

Portrait of the Royal Family of France, circa 1782.  Marie Antoinette holds the dauphin, Louis Joseph, as her husband, Louis XVI gazes into her eyes.  The royal couple are surrounded by the king's brothers - Provence and d'Artois and their wives.  Kneeling is Madame Royale. ~LMB

Portrait of the Royal Family of France, circa 1782. Marie Antoinette holds the dauphin, Louis Joseph, as her husband, Louis XVI gazes into her eyes. The royal couple are surrounded by the king's brothers - Provence and d'Artois and their wives. Kneeling is Madame Royale. ~LMB

A Tewa Girl photographed by Edward Curtis in 1906. Half-length portrait, facing front, hair arranged in "squash blossom" fashion.

A Tewa Girl photographed by Edward Curtis in 1906. Half-length portrait, facing front, hair arranged in "squash blossom" fashion.

Kaiserin Elisabeth Christine von Oestereich by J. G. Auerbach (location unknown to gogm)

Kaiserin Elisabeth Christine von Oestereich by J. G. Auerbach (location unknown to gogm)

Isabella of Bourbon, daughter of Queen Isabella II of Spain

Isabella of Bourbon, daughter of Queen Isabella II of Spain

Portrait anonyme de Marie Antoinette, 1768. Prague, château de Hradčany.

Portrait anonyme de Marie Antoinette, 1768. Prague, château de Hradčany.