Regency entertainment

Many parlour games, particularly at Christmas, provided a way for younger members of society to overstep the bounds of propriety.

g l lahde (after eckersberg) 1811

'En falden piges biografi nr ('Biography of a fallen girl, nr after an original by C. Eckersberg Danish, Statens Museum for Kunst, nr.

Yellow sleeveless dress  Le Bon Genre. Le Bon Genre 1803-1931 La Main Chaude Play (Paumele) 19th Century Costumes

Yellow sleeveless dress Le Bon Genre. Le Bon Genre 1803-1931 La Main Chaude Play (Paumele) 19th Century Costumes

Laurie & Whittle, The inseparable friends, or weary after a walk  Two young ladies tied together at the wrists by a ribbon sleeping on a sofa, where one is being tickled by a gallant. I wonder if it is a comment on the strange relationship of the Devonshires??- 8 September 1797

Laurie & Whittle, The inseparable friends, or weary after a walk Two young ladies tied together at the wrists by a ribbon sleeping on a sofa, where one is being tickled by a gallant.

Le Bon Genre 34. The ladies in aprons are selling clothes to the lady wearing innocent white. The man seems inappropriately interested.

Le Bon Genre The ladies in aprons are selling clothes to the lady wearing innocent white. The man seems inappropriately interested.

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

Interior of a hall with couples dancing, a man in centre holding a girl off the ground under a bunch of mistletoe; appears to be trimmed above publication line  Stipple

This may be why the Puritans banned Christmas. LOL The mistletoe or christmas gambols, British Museum

Dancing in Regency England  http://www.lahilden.com/index.php?categoryid=6_articleid=106

Though he does not attend dances in his relative old age, Mr. Bennet would surely have attended some like this in his youth.

This looks interesting!

Regency Party

The Regency theme lends itself to many gentile ideas for society pleasures: Regency Fancy Dress Party - if you have enough friends who like dressing up (or can be persuaded into doing so) then this is definitely the most fun idea. The Regency.

Le Bon Genre 73. Dandy causing chaos with his accoutrements and taking up all the seats.

© The Trustees of the British Museum Plate a dandy leaning back negligently on a rush chair pokes one woman in the eye with his cane while hooking another's dress with his spur.

Pinterest
Search