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Mademoiselle de Beaumont, or, the Chevalier d'Eon: Female Minister Plenipo. Capt of Dragoons

Chevalier d'Eon

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Full length portrait of D'Eon dressed half as a man and half as a woman. The left side of the figure wears a full and elegantly styled dress, with hair piled high in the pyramidal fashion of the times. The right side of the image is in men's attire including a military coat, the cross of St. Louis, and a sword.

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Identifier
xw42n815z
Collection
Art Works
Institution
Yale University Libraries
Publisher
London Magazine
Date Issued
Sep. 1777
Dates Covered
1777
Genre
Art
Subject(s)
Chevalier D'Eon
Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée
Places
England > Greater London > London
Topic(s)
Clothing
Engraving
Etching
Gender bending
Gender diversity
Military
Portrait prints, British
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 print : etching & engraving ; plate mark 19 x 12 cm., on sheet 20 x 12 cm.
Language
English
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