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Female worker/s from the Tredegar ironworks in ragged clothing with protective headwear and tools, by W Clayton of Tredegar, Wales, 1865. by manchestergalleries, via Flickr

Indoor pose of three turn of the century girls dressed for the beach. The polka ddot costumes drew much attention.

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c. mid-19th century OUAM LABOR, PRESIDENT MOURNING RIBBON, LINCOLN ? GARFIELD ?

mourning ribbon

Lovely young lady. Zouave style jacket over what looks like a yoked boat neck bodice. Medici belt and lovely hat. With her skirts being short, she is either right at 16, but likely younger.

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Vintage CDV Photograph Civil War Era Lady

Vintage CDV Photograph Civil War Era Lady by KnitsandPics on Etsy

These 16 Photos of Victorian Women of Color Are So Resplendently Glorious

‘This was a practice where the mother, often disguised or hiding, often under a spread, holds her baby tightly for the photographer to insure a sharply focused image.’ - The Hidden Mother