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Abelard and Eloisa, April 20, 1778, Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

Social satire: an ugly elderly couple exchange compliments, the man sitting on the left, the woman holding a folded fan in her lap; curtain and bookcase behind, a cat and dog growling at each other at their feet;

"The Fond Doves", ca. 1778?; LWL 770.00.00.05+ lwlpr02830

The Fond Doves, “Two young women involved in an affectionate conversation watch a pair of doves perched on top of an open cage” -The Lewis Walpole Library.

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection: long sleeves on the printed gown on left, 1771

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection: long sleeves on the printed gown on left, 1771

Lewis Walpole Library  Image ID: lwlpr03627 Call Number: 773.03.12.01 Title: Piety in pattens, or, Timbertoe on tiptoe Related Title: Timbertoe on tiptoe Published:...

Lewis Walpole Library Image ID: Call Number: Title: Piety in pattens, or, Timbertoe on tiptoe Related Title: Timbertoe on tiptoe Published:.

"A Visit to the Grandmother" by John Raphael Smith after Thomas James Northcote (1785)

A Visit to Grandmother by John Raphael Smith after Thomas James Northcote, Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium)

A woman shown half-length is seated in a chair, her left arm on a table and facing right. She wears a bonnet after the dormeuse pattern, adorned with a wide ribbon, tied in a bow in the front Her floral printed dress is ruffled around the neck and the front of the bodice, with ruffles below the elbow. Possibly a depiction of fashions of the late 1770s.

Dormeuse cap trimming idea (Woman wearing a flowered dress and hat, Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection)

© The Trustees of the British Museum The Lilly-White Maccaroni. A dandy shown full-length seated to right, holding a phial to his nose and gazing at his reflection while a hairdresser prepares to attach a looped queue to his wig. Mezzotint with some etching, 1766-1799 (ca.)

'The Lilly-White Maccaroni', a mezzotint published by Carington Bowles in London, c. A Macaroni 'gazes' at his reflection whilst his hairdresser attaches a queue (braid or ponytail of hair) to his wig.

The Macaroni Painter, or Billy Dimple Sitting for his Picture  Robert Dighton (1752-1814)

""The Paintress of Macaroni's," believed to be a satire of Kauffmann. London: Printed for Carington Bowles, 13 April

c.1778 A lady in the newest full dress and another in the most fashionable undress  In an outdoor setting before arches and columns, an elegantly coiffed and dressed lady faces to the right holding a fan, while in the foreground stands another woman wearing a berge`re hat and shawl.

A lady in the newest full dress and another in the most fashionable undress, Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

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