Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago
Edward Linley Sambourne (4 January 1844 – 3 August 1910) What Sambourne captures in his street photography, and why his pictures are of interest to historians of fashion, is a certain casual look all the young women in them have, which is quite different from the formal image of Edwardian fashion you see in many textbooks and costume dramas.
Riding top hat: 1863-65 Riding top hat. Beaver felt riding hat with a lace veil, dated c. 1864. This hat was retailed by W.C. Taylor. Artist/Photographer/Maker Unknown Date 1863 AD - 1865 AD Museum of London