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This is a board devoted to the look and feel of 1855. This is for a novel in progress, as yet top secret, but set in Provincial England.

Alexander Dennistoun of Golfhill (1790–1874), and Family, 1851 by Thomas Faed (Scottish 1825/1826–1900)

"The Sisters, Anne and Henrietta Maria Shaw", 1854, by James Curnock (British, 1812-1862).

John Everett Millais

John Everett Millais

John Everett Millais

A beautifully dressed lady named Augusta Congreve photographed at the side entrance of Clonbrock House, Ahascragh, Co. Galway, Ireland (January 31, 1866). #Victorian #portrait #women #1800s

Mrs. Edmund Peel, Sir Francis Grant, 1856; TC T06456 civil war era fashion

George Hayter (English, 1792-1871) Hemsted Park: Three studies with trees and storm clouds 1856, watercolour, 363 mm x 248 mm, The British Museum, London

Charles Baugniet (1814-1886) La Visite De La Nourrice

stellar-raven: The Photographer (c. 1850’s); Artist unknown

General, the Right Honourable Sir Percy Egerton Herbert (1822–1876), PC, KCB, MP

the-garden-of-delights: “Doubtful Fortune” by Abraham Solomon (1824-1862).

The Wedding Breakfast (© Geffrye, Museum of the Home)