How the 'War of the Worlds' on the Radio Caused a Panic: American actor, producer, and director Orson Welles speaks into a microphone during a broadcast of his CBS radio program, 'First Person Singular'. Welles wears headphones and holds a pipe.
Jane Austen would have worn this style dress. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, whitework became the favored embellishment for fashionable Grecian-style gowns, the latest fashion, with low necks and high waists.
Robe à l'Anglaise Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, baleen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, A.