American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs

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Courier Corporation, 1991 - Antiques & Collectibles - 108 pages
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Over 280 rare photographs document the clothing of ordinary men, women, and children from the 1840s through the 1890s, in what appears to be their Sunday best. Bustles, hoops, pantalets, shirtwaists, top hats, waistcoats, bowlers, other Victorian-era attire, as well as hairdressing and tonsorial styles. Introduction to fashions of each decade.
 

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Gobs of Victorian portraits, a great refrence source. Photos are of young and old, nice variety. Mostly Caucasion subjects. Read full review

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