18th Century Love
fripperiesandfobs:

Robe à la française ca. 1765
From the De Young Museum

fripperiesandfobs:

Robe à la française ca. 1765

From the De Young Museum

fashionsfromhistory:

Pantaloons
Late 18th Century 
France
Christie’s 

fashionsfromhistory:

Pantaloons

Late 18th Century 

France

Christie’s 

nyhistory:

August 4,1735: John Peter Zenger, editor of the New York Weekly Journal, was tried and acquitted for the libel of Governor William Cosby, marking the establishment of freedom of speech and freedom of the press in America.
"The Trial of John Peter Zenger for Libel, resulting in the Victory for Free Press, August 4, 1735," Pageant of America, VIII, p. 34. New-York Historical Society Library

nyhistory:

August 4,1735: John Peter Zenger, editor of the New York Weekly Journal, was tried and acquitted for the libel of Governor William Cosby, marking the establishment of freedom of speech and freedom of the press in America.

"The Trial of John Peter Zenger for Libel, resulting in the Victory for Free Press, August 4, 1735," Pageant of America, VIII, p. 34. New-York Historical Society Library

theladyintweed:

Mirror- silver and silver gilt, inlaid tortoiseshell, boule and ebony veneered dressing table mirror

Germany 

Second quarter of the 18th century 

£50-100, 000

Sotheby’s Princely Taste 

fashionsfromhistory:

Phrygian Cap
Late 18th Century 
France
Royal Museums Greenwich

fashionsfromhistory:

Phrygian Cap

Late 18th Century 

France

Royal Museums Greenwich

vivelareine:

A portrait of Marie Antoinette by Jean-Baptiste-Jacques Augustin, after a portrait by Vigee-Lebrun. 18th or 19th century.
[credit: (C) RMN-Grand Palais / Gérard Blot]

vivelareine:

A portrait of Marie Antoinette by Jean-Baptiste-Jacques Augustin, after a portrait by Vigee-Lebrun. 18th or 19th century.

[credit: (C) RMN-Grand Palais / Gérard Blot]

theladyintweed:

Italian Scagolia Table Top

Tuscany 

Circa 1735

£182,500

Sotheby’s Princely Taste 

nordpil:

Map of the Strasbourg Citadel, circa 18th Century #map #mapporn #strasbourg via [Pinterest pinned to the Nordpil Interesting Maps Pinterest Board]

nordpil:

Map of the Strasbourg Citadel, circa 18th Century #map #mapporn #strasbourg

via [Pinterest pinned to the Nordpil Interesting Maps Pinterest Board]

minutemanworld:

Telescope and case. John Bennett, London, England, ca. 1760. Brass, glass, wood, and steel. At Colonial Williamsburg.

minutemanworld:

Telescope and case. John Bennett, London, England, ca. 1760. Brass, glass, wood, and steel. At Colonial Williamsburg.