Fashion

Richard ('Beau') Nash

Beau Nash

ASKE Katherine
COSSIC Annick
Richard Nash, known as Beau Nash by his contemporaries, played a decisive part in the transformation of Bath, Britain’s ancient watering-place, into a fashionable resort.
Portrait of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire (1787), oil painting, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK. Wikimedia commons.

Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

WETHERALL DICKSON Leigh
Georgiana Cavendish, fifth Duchess of Devonshire captivated late eighteenth-century society with her youth, charm and high rank. Her epistolary novel The Sylph explores the relationship between high society, sociability and suicide.

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