The gallery of fashion [graphic].

Creator:
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, printmaker.
Published/Created:
[London] :
Pubd. March 23, 1796, by S.W. Fores, No. 50 Piccadilly, the corner of Sackville Street,
[23 March 1796]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 34 x 45 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Publisher's advertisement following imprint: NB. folios of caracatures [sic] lent out for the evening.
Abstract:
Five women stand full-length most facing the viewer and exhibiting five styles of dress, as indicated in the words etched below each figure: A la Turk (Turkish) with a turban and oriental dress with Turkish trousers and bare breasts; A la Grec (Greek) with a high-waisted dress and feathered turban; A la CiteĢ (Parisian) similar to the preceding woman but a different effect because the woman is short and balloon-shaped and wears a watch and seals from her bust; A la St. James, is shown with her back to the viewer, wearing a very large turban with two aigretts resembling stiffened brush of a fox; and, finally, A la St. Giles, a stout, busty woman in profile looking left, wearing a quilted petticoat and apron, arms crossed below her bare breasts.
Topics:
Clothing & dress--England--1790-1800.
Hosiery.
Turbans.
Women.
Topics:
Fores, S. W., publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1796.
Publishers' advertisements--England--London--1796.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1796.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
796.03.23.01+
Orbis Record:
8064295
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr08750
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 8905
OID:
11105978
PID:
digcoll:976676