Category: Zeitdokumente

The Plough Boy, 1819 0

The Plough Boy and the Dandy

„The Plough Boy“ was an American newspaper, issued by the Board of Agriculture of the State of New York during 1819 and 1820. In it’s first year of publication it featured a debate on Dandyism. It...

The Dandy's Perambulations. London: John Marshall, 1819. 0

The Dandy’s Perambulations (1819)

Das satirische Gedicht The Dandy’s Perambulations erschien 1819 bei John Marshall in London, mit Illustrationen von Robert Cruikshank, der Bruder des berühmteren Karikaturisten George Cruikshank, dessen Monstrosities die Modetorheiten der Zeit dokumentierten. Die charakteristischen Merkmale des...

An exquisite, [London] : Pub. by T. Tegg, 111 Cheapside, [1819?] / Lewis Walpole Library 0

Exquisites: The Genus ‚Bore.‘

BY THE AUTHOR OF ‚EDITING AND OTHER MATTERS,‘ ‚JOHN JENKINS,‘ ETC. ‚Some say there’s nothing made in vain, While others the reverse maintain, And prove it very handy, By citing animals like these: Musquitoes, bed-bugs,...

Portrait of George IV of the United Kingdom (1762-1830) between circa 1780 and circa 1782, Richard Cosway 0

The Dandy King’s Diamond Diadem

[Guest Post] For as long as anyone living can remember, diamonds have been the highest standard in fancy jewellery. Of course, to some extent the glamour and appeal of any piece of jewellery depends...

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The dandy on his promenade

The dandy, after having made love to his looking-glass for an hour, and having breakfasted at the „fashionable“ time, (which, like all „appendages to fashion,“ varies according to circumstances) sets out for the square...