The Young Girl from the 18th Century Illustrations in France
Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker:
La Jeune Fille de XVIII Siecle: The Young Girl from the 18th Century
I found this curious book some time ago. When you search for it on the internet, it’s prefaced with “nos petites grandes mères” or “our little grandmothers.” I love etchings and engravings (having done quite a few myself) so I when I first flipped through the pages, I marvelled at the romanticized French scenes from the 18th century.
…Continue reading here for Ashley’s article on these illustrations of women, and young girls. Her photos of the engravings give you a view of popular culture and beauty trends at that time.
Via:: Curious Provence