Caricatures of Fops of the 1790's. (a) Long frock, buckled breeches and slippers., skirted waistcoat without pocket-flaps. Large 'bicorne' hat with button and loop., catogan queue. Slender cane 'the size of a wax candle'. (1790.) (b) Short frock, now called a 'frock-coat' when the collar is very high. Short horizontally-striped waistcoat and stockings; long breeches tied with ribbon rosettes. Note fob ribbons, club wig, and quizzing glass. (1 790.)

 

 


original drawing by
Barbara Phillipson,
Phillis Cunnington