Lovely mourning gown.  (I want this gown badly)

Victorian Mourning Gown Front View original mourning gown, black silk taffeta 2 piece bustled and trained mourning dress that is a very good example of a woman not sacrificing style at the time of mourning.

A lovely example  of an 1870's afternoon   visiting gown.

A lovely example of an afternoon visiting gown. Ignore the idiot who put it on a crinoline.

Woollen Dress from the Springfield station, NSW, purchased from the David Jones department store in Sydney, 1885, at the National Museum Australia

Two-piece pink full length wool dress (bodice and skirt) with cream lace trimming. Label handwritten inside back neck of jacket: "Maple-Brown". Printed label back waist of jacket: "David Jones & Company Sydney." Tag on skirt waist: "Mrs Maple-Brown.