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the French blouse descend perpen- | Silk, poplin, and barèges are now dicularly from the bust to the feet, | the materials most fashionable in din. are, in the English dress, placed in | ner dress, muslin being very little a sloping direction, and rounded off worn. Dinner gowns are cut someat the bottom, so as to give the blouse || thing lower than last month, and are something of the appearance of an generally rounded at the bust. We open gown and petticoat: the sleeve have seen some draped at each side is wider at top, and the fulness is of the bosom à la Duchesse de Berarranged at bottom in perpendicular || ry: this is a kind of stomacher, formplaits, which reach nearly half way || ed by full folds, which fasten on the to the elbow: this part of the sleeve shoulder with a silk or pearl ornasits almost close to the arm. ment, and slope down on each side

Cornettes of sprigged or spotted || of the bosom to the waist, where they lace, of our own manufacture, are terminate in a point under the giran indispensable appendage to the dle. This kind of stomacher is very breakfast-table. We have noticed advantageous to a slight figure. one of rather a whimsical but becom- | Sashes now begin to be worn fastening form: the caul is of a melon shape, ed by a brilliant buckle at the side, and the border arranged in a spiral and the ends hang down. direction, with very small knots of The colours most in favour are, ribbon placed in the windings under different shades of dark brown, the lace which shades it; a full bow orange, crimson, scarlet, purple, rose, of ribbon is attached to the right || lavender, and grey. side of the caul, and the strings tie at" the left side.


TWO DESIGNS FOR CHAIRS. Tie first is intended as a library if executed in white and gold; or if chair; and would have a good effect this was thought too delicate, zebra if executed in oak,with pillow-cushion wood, relieved with burnished gold, covered with fine crimson cloth, and would have a good effect: the seat tufts of the same colour: the back is covered with damask or satin, with intended to be a little hollow,and stuff an appropriate gimp, &c. ed in unison with the seat-cushion. We are indebted for these designs

The other, on the right, is an ele- to drawings executed by Mr. John gant design for a drawing-room chair; || Taylor, upholsterer, Bedford-court, and would look extremely handsome || Covent-Garden.

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Manufactures, ge.

. Vol. IV. .

DECEMBER 1, 1824.






. i to face the Title. 2. View Of NUTWELL-COURT, THE SEAT OF Sir T. T. F. E. DRAKE, BART. (ENTRANCE-FRONT) . . . . . . . . . . 307

(FROM THE River) ....... ..... 309 -- The Sicre Gullý Pass in BENGAL. . . . . 346 5. Ladies' EVENING Dress .

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: : : 6.

• 359 - MORNING Dress.

. ib. 7. Muslin Pattern. CONTENTS.


Euterpe, a Collection of Polonaises and, Views of COUNTRY SEATS. -- Nutwell

Waitzes . ....... 332 Court, the seat of Sir T. T. F. E

Hotsr's Arrangement of Weber's OverDRAKE, Bart. (Entrance Front) . . 307

ture to Der Freyschütz . . . The same (from the River). . . . . 309 | GREEN's Domestic Concert . . . . . ib. Anecdotes of the Tiger and the Dog . ib

Sykes's Arrangement of Bishop's Airspor The Noviciate (concluded). .... 311

“Home, sweet home," and “ Should he Some Account of Richard Wilson, R. A.

upbraid” . . . . . . . . . . 354 (from “ Testimonies to the Genius and

Liliycrop's Arrangement of Rossini's Memory of RICHARD Wilsox, Esq. by

March in “ La Dorina del Lago' ib. T. WRIGHT, Esq."). ... .. . 320

"The Castilian Maid” ... ib. Extraordinary Effects of an Earthquake

WEner's “ The plain gold ring"... ib. in Scotland

HERBERT'S “ The voice of a stranger i 'ib. . . · · .

· · ·... 325

. . . . Jack Tars, . , . . .

. FINE ARTS. ; Theodoro Paleologus. . . . . . . 329 The Grave of the Suicide (from the

British Institotion . ... . . 355

Tapestry of the Cartvons ... , 356 ""* Forget me Not" for 1825). .. . 332

The Cosinorama . . . . . . 357 The Rival of a King: A Sketch from

Sir Walter Scott's Portraits : .858 olden Time . . . GAELIC Relics. No. xv. 'The Hebri:

FASHIONS. dean Battuecas .......... 339 London Fashions. - Ladies Evening Additional Particulars of Newstead-Abo

1 Dress . . . . . . . . 359 bey.. :: : :: ::.: 314, Ladies' Morning Dress . . . Description of the Sicre: Gully Pass in

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Child's Dress . . .'. . . . . . Bengal . . . . . . . . . . . 346

General Observations on Fashion and ANECDOTES, &c. HISTORICAL, LITERARY,

Dress . . . . . . . AND PERSONAL.-Effect of the Human

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French Female l'ashions . i ... 361 - Eye on Animals - Heaths - Dainty Dishes-Chevalier Turgot . . . . 347


LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC 363 WEBER's Rondeau for the Piano-forte 349

POETRY. - Dance from the Opera of Silvana : i . . . . . . . .

To Imagination. By J. M. LACEY .'. 364
Pleyel's Rondo alla Polacca on the On seeing a wild Flower growing in a
Duet" Amor possente Nome".. 351 desolate Spot. By X. X. . . . . ib.
– Three French Airs . . . . ib. || Index . . . . . . . . . . . 305


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The commencement of an interesting account of Hayti at the Conclusion of Christophe's Reign the first number of a Series of Popular Tales of all NationsThe Gaming House of the Palais Royal-Rover-Ymbric and Swina, Inventions, shall have a place in our nert Number.

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Directions to the Binder for placing the Plates in the

to face the Title il

. XXII. 19. View of the New Lodge, 1. Frontispiece,

Richmoud Park . . . . 185 2. View of Trentham-Hall. . 1

Greenwich Observathe Mausoleum at

tory . . . . . . . 186 Trentham . . . . . 5

21. Ladies' Promenade Dress , 243 4. Ladies' Promenade Dress. 56

22. - Dinner Dress .. 244 Opera Dress . . ib. 6. Alcove Window-Curtains

23. Sofa-Table, Chair, and Foot

stool. . . . . . . . ib. 7. Muslin Pattern.

24. Muslin Patterns.

XXIII. 25. View of Woburn Abbey . 247 8. View of Hampton-House.

26. Newstead Abbey .252 9. - Richings Lodge . 65

27. Ladies' Morning Dress. . 303 10. Ladies' Morning Dress . . 115

28. Evening Dress . . ib. ll. - Ball Dress .. . 116

29. Two Designs for Chairs . . 305 12. Muslin Pattern.

30. Muslin Pattern.

XXIV. 31. Nutwell - Court (Entrance13. View of Stoke-Place . . . 125

Front) ...... 307 14. of Mrs. Palmer's Vil


(from the River) 309 la, Richmond . . . . . 126

3:3. The Sicre Gally Pass in Ben15. Ladies' Morning Dress . . 179

gal . . . . . . . . 346 16. Evening Dress . . ib.

34. Ladies' Evening Dress . . 359 17. Drawing-Room Sofa . . . 183


Morning Dress . . ib. 18. Muslin Pattern.

36. Muslin Pattern.

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