An artfully hand tinted photograph of the Carandini Ladies, who were members of one of Austria's leading opera performing families (c. 1875) Performing Families, Hands Colours, States Libraries, Woman Dresses, Carandini Lady, Opera Performing, Victorian Ladies, Hands Colors, South Wales
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Two young sisters sport identical dresses, but not hairstyles in this elegant Victorian image, c. mid-19th C.
These types of business cards were given to men at train stations as they entered town to advertise houses of prostitution. These cards were in popular and open use until the 1930's. The women were called "Soiled Doves" in the Victorian era. During the Civil War there was such a huge epidemic of venereal disease that in one town the army quarantined "doves" on a river boat. BiddyCraft
Looking every bit like a queen and two princesses, this image from 1875 depicts members of an (unidentified) aristocratic Italian noble family.