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Lady's Monthly Museum, July 1802
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This issue has two color plates. The two plates in my edition are inserted or bound between pages 60 and 61. On page 60 the original text reads as follows.
Cabinet of Fashion,
WITH ELEGANT COLOURED PLATES.
1. A white sarcenet hat, lined with pink sarcenet, and trimmed with white, and pink ostrich feathers. Pink sarcenet dress, open in front, and fastened with sprigs of convolvolus and blue riband. Shoes and gloves white.
2. A turban of lilac sarcenet, with a lace veil, and green and white wreath. Dress, white muslin, with a spencer of lilac sarcenet, inlaid with lace.
3. A hat of blue persian, with blue feathers. Spanish cloak, of white muslin; and blue muslin dress, with a white cape.
4. A hat of white persian, with an ostrich feather. Dress, white muslin, and lace tucker drawn close in the neck. Cloak of black lace, bound with black velvet, open on the left arm.
** The prevailing colours are pink, lilac, blue, puce, and straw colour.
This month's issue opens with an engraving labelled "Madame le Brun." A short biography follows of this famous portrait painter.