Stock Photo: Women's fashions from the late 18th century from prints of the era. Woman in a pink dress a la Polonaise, woman in green ball gown with plumed headdress, and woman reading a letter in frock a la Polonaise. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Alteneck's "Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 18th Century," Frankfurt, 1889. Illustration by Dr. Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Alteneck, lithographed by Joh. Klipphahn, and published by Heinrich Keller. Dr. Hefner-Alteneck (1811 - 1903) was