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Advertisement, Ephemera, Illustration, Image
Fashion and taste was nowhere more visible in Georgian society than in the clothes, hairstyles and hats of elite men and...
When Frances Burney (1752–1840) first published her novel Evelina, she did so in strictest secrecy, concealing both her...
Book, Illustration, Illustration
Harris’s List of Covent-Garden Ladies was published yearly between 1757 and 1795, and acted as a concise almanac of pro...
Frances Burney kept a selection of her literary manuscripts in a battered brown envelope labelled ‘old composition odds...
Print, Etching, Image
These prints mock the towering hairstyles, wigs and extravagant fashions of late 18th-century Britain. They come from t...