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    does anyone know of a web site that shows pictures or paintings of everyday life In the Georgian Period I am amazed at how little there is thank you Sue

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    The British Museum has an enormous collection of drawings, particularly satirical cartoons, many of which are accessible via their online catalogue (click Search the catalogue) and down-loadable at no charge for personal, educational or research purposes - a marvelous resource and the cartoons are great fun.

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    Try googling William Hogarth or james Gillray? They were cartoonists of the day and often reflected life on the streets

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    You could also try Bath in Time - most of the pictures are related to Bath only, but there are several prints and engravings included.
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    Not a website but a book: 'The Dress of the People: Everyday Fashion in Eighteenth-Century England', by John Styles. Its superb illustrations include street scenes, paintings of rural life, interiors of cottages, and much more. My local library was able to get hold of a copy for me.

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    The V&A is the place for design/style/fashion.

    Try the Collage database for Guildhall Art Gallery and Guildhall/LMA prints

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    There's a fair amount for the Regency Period, but Georges I - III don't get much of a mention, do they?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flowers View Post
    does anyone know of a web site that shows pictures or paintings of everyday life In the Georgian Period I am amazed at how little there is thank you Sue
    Not a website, but I have a book by John Barrell called 'The darkside of the landscape' in which he discusses the rural poor depicted in English painting 1730-1840............it might be worth looking for that. It's a readable book, academic but gives the names of the principal artists drawing and painting rural scenes.........Gainsborough, George Morland, John Constable. You might find examples of these online such as the V&A, National Gallery etc.........there are a lot of images online.

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