Early game of fashion

Nouveau jeu des costumes des dames francaises, par un adorateur du Beau Sexe. Paris, J. Langlumé, n.d. (c.1800)

Sheet: 550 x 720 mm; Plate: 460 x 585 mm; Etching.

Very rare board game depicting French women’s costumes. The game consists of 63 spaces, each representing a woman in full figure and a few men amongst them. Special interest is given to the headdress of each person.

d’Allemagne p. 227 and plate 44