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'Vier Jahreszeiten - Sommer' (four seasons - Allegory of Summer " by Johann Christian Fiedler - State Museum of Hesse, Darmstadt, Germany

Paul Sandby, 1731-1809, British, Woman and Child Holding a Doll, between 1758 and 1760, Graphite, brown wash, gouache and pen and brown ink on thin, cream, slightly textured laid paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Inspiration for Demelza and baby Julia --- Woman and Child Holding a Doll by Paul Sandby.

Making a Manteau de Lit (bed gown) tutorial pattern instructions.  French and Indian War reenacting F & I

Making a Manteau de Lit (bed gown) tutorial pattern instructions. French and Indian War reenacting F I

"Women Working on Pillow Lace (The Sewing School)", 1720s, by Giacomo Ceruti (Italian, 1698-1767)

Giacomo Antonio Melchiorre Ceruti (Italian late Baroque ~ Women Working on Pillow Lace (The Sewing School) ~

"The Reading Lesson", c.1779. Nicholas-Bernard Lépicié (1735–1784), French painter. Collection: The Wallace Collection.

[CasaGiardino] ♡ "The Reading Lesson", Nicholas-Bernard Lépicié French painter. Collection: The Wallace Collection.

Paul Sandby, 1731-1809, British, London Cries: A Girl with a Basket of Oranges, undated, Watercolor on medium, cream, moderately textured laid paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Containers - Baskets - English & American London Cries: A Girl with a Basket of OrangesPaul Sandby c. Center for British Art)

Fishmonger, Anne Claude de Tubieres, after Edme Bouchardon, etching with some engraving, 1738.

Fishmonger, Anne Claude de Tubieres, after Edme Bouchardon, etching with some engraving, (Wooden shoes!

1700 - 1752. Detail of "De Koopvrouw" (the merchant) by Peter Snijers.  Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Netherlands. 18th century Dutch costume.

1700 - Detail of "De Koopvrouw" (the merchant) by Peter Snijers.

"Buy my Dutch biskets"  a biscuit seller standing to front with large flat basket on her left arm, a smaller one on her right; from late series of the Cries of London, the plate considerably reworked with head, neck of dress and shoes altered.  1688, reworked and published after c.1750 Etching and engraving

"Buy my Dutch biskets" a biscuit seller standing to front with large flat…

André Bouys (French, 1656 - 1740) "La récureuse", 1737

"La Récureuse" by André Bouys at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris - I love this historic painting of a domestic servant polishing the silver. I can dream of such help as I'm polishing it all myself!

1717. Detail of "De apotheker" (The Pharmacist) by Frans van Mieris. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Netherlands. 18th century Dutch costume. Jacket. Bedgown.  Her bedgown is striped, yellow and blue. Her apron is blue. She does not wear a cap; is she the wife of the pharmacist?

Detail of "De apotheker" (The Pharmacist) by Frans van Mieris.