14th/20th Hussars MAJOR GENERAL MESS DRESS JACKET/TUNIC

HUSSARS 14th/20th MAJOR GENERAL MESS DRESS JACKET/TUNIC (OBE and SAS)

Unknown Welsh artist, The Three Hughes Sisters - National Museum Cardiff

Unknown Welsh artist, The Three Hughes Sisters - National Museum Cardiff

Evening dress, fashion plate, hand-colored engraving on paper, published London, November 1801.

Evening dress, fashion plate, hand-colored engraving on paper, published London, November 1801.

Evening dress, fashion plate, hand-colored engraving on paper, published London, undated early 19th century (probably 1800-04)

Evening dress, fashion plate, hand-colored engraving on paper, published London, undated early 19th century (probably 1800-04)

Rolinda Sharples Clifton Assembly Room

What Men Wore at Regency Assembly Balls

Note the neckline of the woman's dress; it was not uncommon for the upper edge of the nipple to be visible. No, this was not considered especially scandalous.

Note the neckline of the woman's dress; it was not uncommon for the upper edge of the nipple to be visible. No, this was not considered especially scandalous.

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