18th Century Impressions & Costumes

Elizabeth Weed, Widow and Pharmacist in 1777 Philadelphia (for the Museum of the American Revolution)

Citizen of Boston, 1770

Citizen in Occupied Princeton, 1777

Petty Sutler, Brandywine Battlefield

The “Nancy Dawson” Dress, 1780s mid-Atlantic

The North Carolina Petty Sutler at Fort Dobbs (linen gown and documented check linen bonnet)

Co-Proprietress, Sign of the Two Old Cows


Bridget Connor, washerwoman of the 10th Massachusetts Reg’t

This is Bridget Connor, washerwoman and Bad Girl of the 10th Massachusetts Regiment.


1790 Indian calico round gown, for the Brown family housekeeper.

The worst housekeeper in Providence discusses the over mantel with Mr Brown on the occasion of His Excellency George Washington’s visit in 1790.

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