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Countess Jeanne Du Barry (1743-1793) was a mistress of Louis XV, but did not become involved in politics as had her predecessor, Mme. Pompadour. While at court, she was celebrated for her beauty and natural charm. Her love of expensive jewelry and clothing were widely rumored abroad and earned her the hostility of the mobs later on during the Revolution. Banished from court after Louis’ death, she was later arrested by the Revolutionary Tribunal on charges of treason and sent to the…

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18th Century Men’s Suit – Inspiration

Highly embellished suits for men were common. They were sported in bold colors, expensive fabrics, and elaborate embroidery.

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Size 32 to 35 bust.Colonial Georgian 18thc Marie Antoinette Day Court gown. Fully Corseted"LAST ONE"

Next cosplay?? (it all hinges on the hair...) Size 32 to 35 bust.Colonial Georgian 18thc Marie Antoinette Day Court gown. Fully Corseted

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Kiftsgate Court - The Cotswolds - 18th century facade - Kiftsgate Court was built in 1887-91 by Sydney Graves Hamilton who owned the large manor house in nearby Mickleton. An ancestor of his, Walwyn Graves (1744–1813), had built a Georgian front with a high portico on to Mickleton Manor, and it was this facade which was moved bodily up to the new site on Glyde Hill to become Kiftsgate Court.

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This is where I stayed when I was with my aunt in London, I walked this street every day. Earls Court, London.

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