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    A couple posing for picture

  • Deb Casselbury

    Photograph of a Lady and her Gentleman. Her dress has a gathered bodice with open sleeves, full undersleeves and pleated skirt. Gent wears extra fine frock coat and trousers, bow tie, c. 1860s

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