Pleasures and Pastimes of the Bourgeoisie

PLEASURES AND PASTIMES OF THE BOURGEOISIE

Bibliography of Pictures
Fashion
~ Pre -revolution
~Sumptuarylaws
~Post-revolution

~Fashion in Les Mis


Restaurants
~Rise in Popularity
~Economic and Social Symbolism
~Representation in Les Mis

Gardens ~17th Century ~18th Century ~19th Century ~Versailles

Gambling ~Pre-Revolutionary ~Cafés & Cercles

Opéra & Theatre
~The Revolution
~Social Status
~Politics
~Les Misérables

Etiquette ~Promenade ~Dances ~Dinner ~Casinos and Salons

Bibliography ~Fashion ~Etiquette ~Restaurants ~Opéra ~Picture Bibliography

 

L'art du Tailleur, Garsault, Musée de la Mode et du Costume, © Chantal Fribourge. Taken from Roche

 

Salon, probably during the early Restoration. Courtesy of the Musee Carnavalet, Paris. Photograph by Joseph Chemtob.

Salon during the Seond Empire: H. Montant, "By the Fireside." Courtesy of the Musee Carnavalet, Paris. Photograph by Joseph Chemtob

A Fancy Ball; After A. De St. Aubin. Taken from France in the Eighteenth Century by Paul Lacroix    
Banquet Given at the Spanish Embassy, Paris; after Scotin, 1707. Found in France in the Eighteenth Century by Paul Lacroix    
Taken from the web    
Card Invitation for the Court Ball; after Cochin. Found in France in the Eighteenth Century by Paul Lacroix.    
Small Movable Diamond Cross, to be worn round the neck. Found in France in the Eighteenth Century by Paul Lacroix.    
Surtout de Table; after Meissonnier. Found in France in the Eighteenth Century by Paul Lacroix    
Garsault, Musée de la Mode et du Costume, © Chantal Fribourge. Taken from Roche    
     

The Bourgeois, his Wife and Child; after Dupin's costumes Francais. Taken from France in the Eighteenth Century by Paul Lacroix

This picture was used for the Pleasures of the Bouregeoisie icon as well as for many etiquette pages. Note that it was from this image that the two adults were cut.

   
     
Talior pattern from Costume in Detail by Nancy Bradfield    
Taken from the web    

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