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Source:   Costume -- 1600s -- English


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Gentlewoman of the reign of Charles I ; Lady of quality in the reign of Charles I.

Image ID: 811758

Gentlewoman of the reign of Charles I ; Lady of quality in the reign of Charles I. (1869)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Gentlewoman of the reign of Charles I ; Lady of quality in the reign of Charles I.

Published Date

: 1869

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 13 cm. (5 3/4 x 5 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "The first represents an ordinary gentlewoman, the lady of one of those old manor-houses which are still scattered over many parts of our island ; the second is a lady of quality of the same date. We are surprised at the constrast offered by these figures to those we have been describing in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I., and especially at the character of plainness seen in that of the gentlewoman. This plainness, or ....
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Original Source

: From Womankind in western Europe from the earliest times to the seventeenth century. Groombridge and Sons, 1869) Wright, Thomas (1810-1877), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Costume -- 1600s -- English

Source Description

: 2 folders (49 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC COSTU-16-En

Digital ID

: 811758

Record ID

: 717980

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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