Davenport, Millia. The Book of Costume. Volume I. New York: Crown Publishers, 1948.
"The `Bon Genre's' ... illustrations are lively and witty statements of the life of Paris since the beginning of the XIXc., with a text of explanatory paragraphs, rather than fashion plates" (Davenport 814).
1807, Lingerie bonnet makers
1807, Grisettes getting ready for bed
1811, Guessing the Kiss; the men's coats have velvet collars
Left: 1810, English Empire Walking Dress
Right: 1813, Garrick with Five Cape Collars
Details of the 1810 plate above.
|La Toilette Chinoise, 1814|
Satire of English fashions, 1815
English (left) and French (right) Fashions, 1815
Print of a Paris Cafe, 1816. The seated woman wears a Redingote.
"Promenades Aeriennes," 1817. This plate shows fashionable folk by the new rollercoster in Paris.
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