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Court dress, 1809 France, Costume Parisien

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Very lovely plate (and one I’ve never seen before!) but the date is actually 1804/1805.  Anything with the “An” on it pre-dates 1806, when they starting dating the plates with more easily recognizable years!  

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    Don’t mind me. Just reblogging this for my own future reference
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    totally rocking the ‘bitch, please’ face Oh what you can play this harpsichord better than me? Bitch, pleeeease.
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    Oh, I want this.
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    Very lovely plate (and one I’ve never seen before!) but the date is actually 1804/1805. Anything with the “An” on it...
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