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June 1864 Sanitary Fair tableau.

Woman with Union sash, gold earrings

Civil War Quilts: Unusual Civil War Fashions

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8 by 10 Photo Print Civil War Smiling Woman Holding 11 Star Confederate Flag- much of this ladies attire gives the impression of being of mourning, question is, whom is she mourning.

Absolutely wonderful cotton bodice printed with tiny horses! c.1858

Zouave dress ca. early 1860s. Three pieces (bodice, skirt, bolero jacket). Jacket and skirt of light caramel brown silk faille with shirred white tulle trim on sleeves and velvet ribbon and lace motifs. Bodice of white canvas covered in front with brown taffeta; closes front with 11 buttons. Danish National Museum

1860s Pretty Woman in Dress with Large Belt Buckle by Hale Rochester NY CDV | eBay

ca. 1860, [carte de visite portrait of a woman, possibly blind, wearing dark glasses and a plaid dress], J.P. Blessing Co. via the Southern Methodist University, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photography Collection

Historical Indulgences

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Citation: Fidelia Bridges, ca. 1864 / unidentified photographer. Oliver Ingraham Lay, Charles Downing Lay, and Lay family papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Heroic lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis, photographed after rescuing two Union Civil War veterans from the waters off Newport, Rhode Island.