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April 16, 2014

joachimmurat:

taocder:

Scenes of Everyday Life and People in 1790 (Source) by Thomas Rowlandson.

Details:
1. A soldier assessing new recruits for the army.
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2. A woman driving a phaeton.
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3. Couple walking.
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4. A solder escorting two women.
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5. A tea party.
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6. An equestrian about to go on a ride.
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7. An industrious woman sewing.
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8. A well-dressed man peers at a woman through his eye-glass.
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9. A musical interlude with two ladies.
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10. An outing in the country.
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12. Bird watching or gazing at ships along the seashore?
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13. Arrival at an inn, or examining his accounts?
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14. Street vendors.
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Rowlandson’s little drawings are so…spot on, arent they. Not even the ones that are meant to be caricatures, just these things. They really capture the late Georgian spirit.

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