Laundry in the Regency at Regency Ramble goes into quite some detail about the topic. To add to your knowledge about how clothes were cleaned in days of yore, check out my post entitled Every Day Chores of Laundry and Scullery Maids, and Washer Women.
Sometimes a blog is simply gorgeous to look at, but this one is also informative. The title says it all: Antique Costumes and Textiles: Collectable, Hangable, Wearable.
Jane Austen was born during the mid-Georgian era, when this absolutely breathtaking blog,Versailles and More, is set.
Finally, here is an Index of the History of Fashion (Regency Period) with fashion plates that include Germany and Italian dress of the era. The differences in dress detail are fascinating.
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