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Here is a mystery: is the woman depicted in these fashion plates the same model? I have been trying to determine if models were used by the artists who created fashion plate engravings or if they drew them from imagination. Both date from 1820. Both appeared in Ackermann’s Repository of Arts.

Here is the face: Whoever she was, she was certainly lovely.

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It has been awhile – so here is a lovely lady reaching for her bonnet…

She is lovely

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A preview! She will be coming soon – with a complete description of her lovely attire..

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