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Ffasiwn

Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.

French fashions

18th-19th century magazines, journals and ballads on women's fashions and dress.

Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine

In print: 1860-1878

Online at 19th Century UK Periodicals: 1852-1882

Contained serial fiction, articles, essays, biographical sketches, fashions, domestic recipes, poetry, bills of fare for dinner, biography, domestic history of England, gardening, needlework designs. The first paper to be published for women of the middle classes, and particularly the lower-middle classes, and it was the first British women’s magazine to achieve anything approaching mass sales.

More information on the Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine.

Lady’s Magazine

In print: 1772-1814; 1772; 1775-1776; 1783-1791; 1793-1795; 1800-1814

Claimed to be written by ladies for ladies, and at the price, aimed at the upper classes. Short stories, serialised fiction, poetry, essays extolling feminine virtues, advice to wives and mothers, recipes (both culinary and medicinal), biographies of historical figures, world geography, domestic and foreign news reports, London and Paris fashions, alongside embroidery patterns for homemade garments.

More information on Lady's Magazine.

Lady’s Monthly Museum

In print: 1805-1813; 1805-1806; 1810; 1813.

Online at 19th Century UK Periodicals: 1800-1830

Aimed at upper class ladies, and featuring essays, anecdotes, reviews, correspondence, historical sketches, biographies, book reviews, fashion, poetry, serial fiction, celebrated British ladies, arts, and theatre. Merged with Lady’s Magazine in 1832.

More information on Lady's Monthly Museum.

Lady’s Pictorial

In print: 1891

The Lady’s Pictorial was a periodical aimed squarely at middle class women, and a rival to The Queen. It regularly printed articles on the enlargement of women’s sphere, particularly in employment. A large number of women were employed on the staff.

Ladies’ Treasury

In print: 1866-1868; 1876-1881.

Online at 19th Century UK Periodicals: 1857-1895

Aimed at filling the time of the leisured classes, it featured literature, languages (French and German), dressmaking, literary notices, household management, cookery, millinery, needlework, Parisian gossip, fashions, tales, narratives, brief biographies, poetry, flower drawing, paper flower making, music and drama, notices of new books, notices to correspondents, inquiries and advertisements.

More information on Ladies' Treasury.

The Queen, the Lady’s Magazine

In print: 1890-1892

Aimed at a wealthy audience, featuring fashion, news and stories and weddings, announcements. Similar format and content to Lady’s Pictorial. Heavily illustrated with full length fashion illustrations, as well as lace patterns, children’s clothing, bonnets, hairstyles, and peoples from around the world.

Welsh ballads

  • Ffasiynau merched yr oes hon: Ar y don - "Mentrwch Gwen". s.l.: s.n., n.d. WG35.2.6001
  • Can newydd ar ddull y ffasiynau yng nghyd ar modd y mae y tylodion ai hymgais y ddilyn ar ol y mawrion yn eu gwisgiadau coeg falchiaidd: Ar don "Robin yn Swil"; Can yr aderyn pur. s.l.: s.n., n.d. WG35.2.5598
  • Sgubell, Ianto’r. Can y shinons, (chignons,) sef, mwdwlau gwallt y merched: Tôn 'Wait for the waggon', neu 'Hogen Goch'. s.l.: s.n., n.d. WG35.2.6006
  • Can yn rhoddi hanes y ffasiwn bresenol ag sydd gan y merched ieuainc, pa rai sydd yn addurno eu pennau trwy wisgo y chignon a'r oyster-shell bonnets...: Tôn - "Robin yn Swil". Aberteifi: Agraffwyd gan J.R. James, Swyddfa'r "Herald", n.d. WG35.2.575
  • Jones, David. Can newydd, yn dangos balchder y merched, gyda eu crinolines: Ton - "Shy Robin"; Can newydd sef ymddyddan rhwng mab a merch o Lan Taf. s.l.: s.n. | n.d. WG35.2.5513
  • Jones, David. Can newydd, sef, fflangell i falchder: oherwydd fod y merched ieuenc yn gwisgo cylchau oddifewn i'w eu peisiau, er lledanu eu hunain, a thrwy hyny, wneuthur eu hunain yn rhagorach nag oedd eu Creawdur wedi eu gwneuthur. s.l.: s.n., n.d. WG35.2.5142
  • Balchder y merched a'u Crinolines am danynt: Ton - Robin yn swil; Ymddiddan rhwng mab a merch o Lan Taf. s.l.: s.n., n.d. WG35.2.5505

Digital resources

Members of Cardiff University may access the digital resource 19th Century UK Periodicals, where the following historical resources on fashion are available:

  • Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance, 1832-70
  • Ladies' Fashionable Repository, 1809-?
    …continued as Raw’s Ladies Fashionable Repository, 1829-34
    …continued as Pawsey's Ladies Fashionable Repository, 1837-1900
  • World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons, 1824-51
    …continued as Ladies Monthly Magazine, The World of Fashion, 1852-79
    …continued as Le Monde Élégant, or the World of Fashion, 1880-91