Category Archives: Victorian period

Sarah Bernhardt. French actress

Sarah Bernhardt, French actress,Portrait, Théodora, Victorian fashion

Bernhardt as Théodora (1900) in the drama of the same name by Victorien Sardou

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923)

Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first world stars.
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Glynneath Wales. Costumes and plaids 19th c.

costume, traditional Plaids, Glynneath, Wales, Welsh,

Glynneath Wales costume and Plaids, early 19th century.

Glynneath Wales.

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The Quiver of Love. A collection of Valentines.

The Quiver of Love. A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. Book cover. Illustration. Angels. Amor.

The Quiver of Love. A collection of Valentines ancient and modern.

The Quiver of Love.

A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. With illustrations, in colors, from drawings by Walter Crane (1845–1915) and Kate Greenaway (1846–1901). London, 1876.

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Pitti-Sing. Victorian opera character.

Pitty Sing. Pitty-Sing. Victorian opera character. Traditional Japanese Clothing, Kimono,

Victorian opera character.

Pitti-Sing. The Mikado. Victorian opera character.

The Mikado is a comic opera in two acts by Gilbert and Sullivan (libretto by WS Gilbert, with music by Arthur Sullivan). Continue reading

Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray.

Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair. Victorian fashion. William Makepeace Thackeray.

Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair

Becky Sharp.

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray.

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Capotes de Lemoniev Pelvey. La Mode may 1850.

La Mode. Paul Gavarni. Crinoline fashion. Romantic costumes

La Mode. May 1850.

Capotes de Lemoniev Pelvey.

La Mode may 1850.

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Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art.

Carpets design. 19th century. Kidderminster.

Carpets design 19th century.

Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art.

CARPETS BY MESSRS. HENDERSON & CO., DURHAM, AND MESSRS. FILMER & SON, LONDON. Continue reading

Lancelot and Elaine, The Lady of Shalott.

Lancelot, Elaine, Lady Shalott. Alfred Tennyson. Victorian era. Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

Lancelot and Elaine, The Lady of Shalott.

Lancelot and Elaine.

ELAINE the fair, Elaine the lovable,
Elaine the lily maid of Astolat,
High in her chamber up a tower to the East
Guarded the sacred shield of Lancelot. Continue reading

Captain Cuttle. Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens.

Novel by Charles Dickens. Captain Cuttle. Dombey and Son.

Captain Cuttle. Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens.

Captain Cuttle. Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens.

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Crinoline costumes by Mad. Debaizieux. Romantic era 1850.

Mad. Debaizieux. Crinoline costumes. Romantic era fashion. La Mode. Paul Gavarni.

La Mode 1850

Dresses by Mad. Debaizieux.

La Mode 1850.

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Romantic era crinoline fashion. La Mode 1850.

Crinoline fashion. La Mode. Romantic era costumes. Biedermeier fashion.

Crinoline fashion. La Mode 1850.

Crinoline fashion. La Mode 1850.

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