Category: Zeitdokumente

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...

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The Dandy Cat’s-Meat Lass

Air.—White Cockade. Though much has been sung, and likewise said, About a dandy dog’s-meat blade, You’ll think it good as any farce, To hear of the dandy cat’s-meat lass. She was a handsome cat’s-meat...

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Dandies

He was perfumed like a milliner; And ‘twixt his finger and his thumb he held A pouncet box, which ever and anon He gave his nose, and took’t away again. Henry Hotspur. We hope...

A Genuine Dandy or Walking Guy by John Lewis Marks (1818) 0

A first-tier dandy

I had scarce finished reading the above letter, when I received from my fashionable cousin, as a contribution to this Number, the following distinction between a box-lobby Lounger and an upper-box or first-tier Dandy....