Lady of Distinction R.L. Shep
Regency Etiquette: The Mirror of Graces, 1811
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Regency Etiquette: The Mirror of Graces, 1811 Lady of Distinction R.L. Shep This important primary source contains sections of advice on dress, deportment, movement, correct dances, manners and politeness, rules of propriety, etc Also covers beauty aids and recipes for health The book contains additional fashion plates from contemporary sources and the original text has been enlarged for easier reading This is an important work for historians,This important primary source contains sections of advice on dress, deportment, movement, correct dances, manners and politeness, rules of propriety, etc Also covers beauty aids and recipes for health The book contains additional fashion plates from contemporary sources and the original text has been enlarged for easier reading This is an important work for historians, costumers, historic dancers, and anyone interested in the times of the early United States, the English Regency, Jane Austen, Napoleon, the War of 1812.. Regency Etiquette The Mirror of Graces This important primary source contains sections of advice on dress deportment movement correct dances manners and politeness rules of propriety etc Also covers beauty aids and recipes for health
  • Title: Regency Etiquette: The Mirror of Graces, 1811
  • Author: Lady of Distinction R.L. Shep
  • ISBN: 9780914046240
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Paperback
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    1 Blog on “Regency Etiquette: The Mirror of Graces, 1811

    1. Wendy says:

      This book was variously incomprehensible, ridiculous, and a fascinating glimpse into the life and times and s of its author, a Lady of Distinction, and her peers.This Lady, I gather, was quite high born, and rather well travelled, and also presumably rather old when she wrote and published this book The subject matter starts out as a 200 year old prescription for What Not To Wear long stays, corsets, clothing in cuts and fabrics that do not flatter your figure , but soon gives way to essays on r [...]

    2. Margaret says:

      There was a wealth of information in this book about what it means to be a woman of value Yes, you have to wade through some outmoded verbosity, and some seemingly quaint perspective so we must use some discernment and take some of the advice with a healthy pinch of contemporary salt but this is a fascinating opportunity to transcend our present worldview and gain perspective, even a sisterly solidarity with the past It s delightful that we have this opportunity to see relationships and behavior [...]

    3. Sophie Turner says:

      A rather long winded treatise that can basically be summarized as dress and act your age wear clothes that suit your figure and behave appropriately and modestly There was a rather long and repetitive wind up to get to these central points I ve read an 18th century book on midwifery that flowed smoothly than this Still, it s useful as a reference book, and available free on Google Play Books.

    4. Margaret Locke says:

      Fascinating look at the prevailing ideas about fashion in the early Regency period This author sounds much like many of we older ladies, bemoaning how far the younger set has fallen in terms of relaxing standards and engaging in undesirable behavior Virtue and modesty are the key points here, and the author discusses at length how these can and cannot be reflected through dress and deportment A list of the hierarchal stations of women in the time period, as well as a collection of beauty recipes [...]

    5. Allison says:

      Humorous when read today, but a little frightening when you think that this was accepted advice in 1811.

    6. Mo says:

      due bpl on Dec 30wloaded directly to nook thru overdriveunfortunately, I downloaded audiobooke if ebook available.

    7. Michaela says:

      Hilarious.

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