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The World of the Eighteenth Century (for English Majors): Costume

English majors, and all others, are welcome to use this guide to understand the cultural & historical context in which the literature being read was created.

Ladies of Fashion

 French Fashion

"French Women, 18th Century," from A. Racinet's Historical Costumes, Vol. V. Paris: 1888.

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Costume/Clothing in the 18th Century

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