Fusing biography, art and the history of fashion, Amber Butchart explores the lives of historical figures through the clothes they wore.
Part 1: Charles II
Amber looks at Charles II.
Part 2: Arnolfini
Amber looks at Dutch painter Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait.
Part 3: The Hedge Cutter
A rare portrait of a working man.
Part 4: Dido
Amber looks at Dido Belle, the 18th-century daughter of an enslaved African woman brought up at Kenwood House in London.
Part 5: The Black Prince
Amber looks at Edward the Black Prince.
Part 6: Marie Antoinette
Amber looks at Marie Antoinette.