This young lady wears a Christmas scarf and a sprig of holly t celebrate the season. She was not designed as Victorian Scrap but could certainly be used as such.
Stand up straight! There was a time when all women learned to stand and walk gracefully with good posture. Maybe we need a reminder to look at while we slump over our computers. I could walk with a book on … Continued
Well, we assume it’s perfume or eau de toilette in her atomizer spray bottle and we hope it smells nice. Back then bathing wasn’t as regular as today so some sort of spray would have been de rigueur. Lady Spraying … Continued
Princess Henriette of France. Princess Adelaide of France. Princess Louise-Elizabeth of France. Princess Victoire of France. These four women were painted by Jean-Marc Nattier (1685-1766) in Paris. This portrait of Auguste-Gabriel Godefroy was painted by Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin (1699-1779) circa 1741. … Continued