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Women's Costume, England, 1767-1790

Women's Costume, England, 1767-1790

"The changes in women's  fashions during George III's reign ( 1760-1820) were very pronounced. They went from one extreme to another, and passed through four stages, from wide-skirted gowns to simply cut dresses."

Source for quote and image: Bradfield, Nancy. Historical Costumes of England from the Eleventh to the Twentieth Century. London: George G. Harrap, 1938. ( page 125)

 From the circulating collection of the Print and Picture Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia
 

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