Explore Satire, Big Hair, and more!

"Mlle des Faveurs a la Promenade a Londres" - Anonymous etching, 1775.

"Mlle des Faveurs a la Promenade a Londres" - Anonymous etching from about Satire on coiffures: A Frenchwoman with a ridiculously tall hair arrangement turns in amazement as an Englishman shoots at a flock of birds nesting in it.

- Peluca de Maria Antonieta

Marie Antoinette in the Round: Sculpture

Coiffure de Marie-Antoinette Marie Antoinette wig She also had one with a ship atop waves of curls.

'The Burdens of Fashion' by Linley Sambourne published in Punch, 1871

The trials and tribulations of an over-enthusiastic seamstress learning to create period-correct historical items and fashions

写真少年漂流記: 飛べない鳥の悲劇

what is it with ostriches/emus attacking women? The Feather’d Fair in a Fright, First World Problems, Century edition.

Eighteenth Century New Year's resolutions

Some familiar c18th New Year’s Resolutions

Struggling to come up with some New Year's Resolutions for Here is some eighteenth-century inspiration (and some of them seem terribly familiar.

Satire on coiffures: a Frenchwoman at her toilette wears one huge hair arrangement, while another is being prepared on her dressing table; two maids and a lover attend. c.1775, French

Satire on coiffures: a Frenchwoman at her toilette wears one huge hair arrangement, while another is being prepared on her dressing table; two maids and a lover attend.

La Françoise à Londres. The French Lady in London, or the Head Dress for the Year 1771 by peacay, via Flickr

Title: The French lady in London, or, The head dress for the year 1771 done from the original drawing by J. Related Title: Head dress for the year 1771

A fashionable lady in dress & undress  etching .After Robert Dighton, 1807

Title (object) A fashionable lady in dress & undress Materials paper (all objects) Techniques hand-coloured (scope note

Hideous Hats (it's all in the eye of the beholder), via All Things Georgian

Hideous Hats?

Samuel W. Fores: Waggoners Frocks or No Bodys of Hand-colored etching, August

Wellcome Library, London A woman seated at a table, and underneath a parrot in a cage suspended from the ceiling, unaware that her wig has been set alight by a mischievous monkey; another woman screams in horror as she enters through a door, in the right foreground a cat shields her kittens from a barking dog.   [c.1780]

Wellcome Library, London A woman seated at a table, and underneath a parrot in a cage suspended from the ceiling, unaware that her wig has been set alight by a mischievous monkey;

Richard Newton.Satire on fashion: a man with a huge hat viewing through a monocle a woman of extreme thinness.  28 July 1797  British Museum

Satire on fashion: a man with a huge hat viewing through a monocle a woman of extreme thinness.

Pinterest
Search