Fashionables of 1817 by George Cruikshank, 1817.
After hostilities between England and France quieted in 1815, French clothing designs increasingly influenced English fashions. In this print, Cruikshank satirizes the strange stoop Englishwomen affected in order to accentuate their decolletage.

Fashionables of 1817 by George Cruikshank, 1817.

After hostilities between England and France quieted in 1815, French clothing designs increasingly influenced English fashions. In this print, Cruikshank satirizes the strange stoop Englishwomen affected in order to accentuate their decolletage.