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Mrs Showwell. The Woman who shews General Guise collection of Pictures at Oxford. | Rowlandson. 1807

A hand-coloured print of Mrs Showell, an old lady standing in three-quarters left pose and pointing to a room full of old master paintings. She wears a bonnet.

Woman in a bedgown and patched petticoat, 1764

Working-class woman wears a short dress or bedgown, a patched and mended petticoat, and neckerchief, c. John Collet The Elopement detail - in Western fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wife selling persisted in England in some form until the early 20C; according to the jurist & historian James Bryce, writing in 1901, wife sales were still occasionally taking place during his time. In one of the last reported instances of a wife sale in England, a woman giving evidence in a Leeds police court in 1913 claimed that she had been sold to one of her husband's workmates for £1.

Rowlandson, Thomas - Selling a Wife - - Wife selling (English custom) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Elizabeth Farren (born ca. 1759, died 1829), Later Countess of Derby, 1790 Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769–1830)

Elizabeth Farren (born ca. died Later Countess of Derby, 1790 // Sir Thomas Lawrence This painting is stunning to me.the background looks like its getting ready to storm and the lighting on you clothes.

Image detail for -18th Century Love, hatsfromhistory: The Abusive Fruitwoman, 1773....

The Abusive Fruitwoman Pubd Feby 1773 by J. Smith No 4 Exeter Court near Exeter Change Strand

A Doleful Disaster, or Miss Fubby Fatarmin's Wig Caught Fire  Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)  London: [Published] by Thomas Tegg, [1813].  Colored etching. 813.9.20.1  BMCat 12147    	Accidents such as this print depicts must not have been uncommon.

A Doleful Disaster, or Miss Fubby Fatarmin's Wig Caught Fire Thomas Rowlandson London: [Published] by Thomas Tegg, Colored etching. BMCat 12147 Accidents such as this print depicts must not have been uncommon.

The Ladies Waldegrave 1780-81  Sir Joshua Reynolds  The three Waldegrave sisters were painted for their great uncle, Horace Walpole, to hang in his celebrated house in Strawberry Hill.  The sisters, all of whom were to marry in the following years, were single when the painting was commissioned. Exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1781, advertised their eligibility, desirability. Individually and collectively, the Waldegrave sisters embody contemporary ideals of feminine accomplishment and…

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Hand coloured etching entitled 'Restoration Drawing Room' with Lady Archer, two other ladies and two dressers. Published in London by S. W. Fores.

H Beard Print Collection

1789 Hand coloured etching entitled 'Restoration Dressing Room' with Lady Archer, two other ladies and two dressers. Published in London by S. V&A Museum

"Raising the Wind" by Thomas Rowlandson (1812) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

"Raising the Wind" by Thomas Rowlandson at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

A Young Woman, Full Length, with Her Left Arm Outstretched  Paul Sandby  (Nottingham 1730–London 1809)

A Young Woman, Full Length, with Her Left Arm Outstretched Artist: Paul Sandby (British, baptized Nottingham London) Date: ca.

18th Century Fashion, Working Class, American Revolution, Camps, Persona, Laundry, Laundry Room

hat or hair pins  Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection  Call Number: 777.06.09.01+ Title: The utility of cork rumps 1777

hat or hair pins Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection Call Number: Title: The utility of cork rumps 1777

c. 1759 - Paul Sandby - London Cries- A Girl with a Basket on Her Head ("Lights for the Cats, Liver for the Dogs")

1759 - Paul Sandby - London Cries- A Girl with a Basket on Her Head ("Lights for the Cats, Liver for the Dogs")

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