1860's R B2-F3 Unidentified Woman 3, carte de visite. Woman in dark dress with elaborate diamond pattern band along base of skirt. Two small areas of cupping at top of image.

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bridesmaids take cool pictures like this and keep them as keepsakes

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Nice variety of printed cotton (and possibly wool) used in dresses. Late 1850's to early 1860's.

Inspiration for a dress

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19th and Early 20th Century

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Revue de la Coiffure 1878 Hair dressing comb. Combs like this were invesnted in France to help construct the elaborate coiffures. As the illustration shows they contained holes through which the hair could be pulled and then secured to hold it firmly. Each comb came with a sheet of instructions containing the steps by which to proceed.

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plaid silk dress (Christies) Love this large plaid!

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Daguerreotype ca.1845.

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1839-1865 Photograph: id702

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Day dress ca. 1855 from Koninklijk Instituut voor het Kunstpatrimonium. #Victorian #fashion #1800s

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Awesome polka dot 1860's child's shoes.

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"Maria Kochubey Baryatinskaya (1818-1843)", 1840s, by Christina Robertson (Scottish, 1796-1854)

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1866–69, American Dress

Wedding ensemble | American

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Bonnet, very much trimmed; cape mantle with fringe; fur tippet; fur muff.

8 x 10 Civil War Photo Print Lady in Bonnet and Furs

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Red Wool Crocheted Petticoat C. 1855-65 and embroidered wool petticoat c. 1889-1899. | collections.mohistory.org

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Drawers 1860s American or European

Drawers | American or European

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This would be my kid...the one sassing the photographer even in the 19th century

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Gentleman, 1865

Фото Портрет - Молодой джентльмен, 1865

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Mid 1800's girl

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Direct Gaze Lace and Tassels Daguerreotype by depthandtime, via Flickr

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Boy in Plaid Coat circa 1850s

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Octagonal sixth plate daguerreotype of a beautiful woman, by C. H. Williamson, Brooklyn. Brass mat impressed "C.H. Williamson / Brooklyn NY." Housed in a half thermoplastic case and inscribed in case "July 8th 1860 / Lydia A. Benham [...followed by three other names all ending in "Phillips"] / This day our Lydia left Chicago on her way from New York to St. Joseph MO"

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Evening dress of silk brocade, 1840s

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Children in the 1850s; 1/4 plate dag

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The Sexiest Victorian Drag King

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A three quarter length Marcella archery jacket; 1855. Museum of London. "A back view of a three quarter length white cotton Marcella archery jacket with pagoda sleeves, trimmed in military style with braid and covered conical buttons. Worn by Mrs. Fanny Giveen (1833-1863), the wife of Captain Xavier Giveen."

A three quarter length Marcella archery jacket; 1855, Unknown

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