Early Victorian. 1840-1865. The crinoline of the mid-forties was probably the most concealing costume ever worn by women.
The reign of crinoline. Petticoats, Cashmere shawls, Pompadour parasols. Dressmakers, like tailors, had begun to deal in ready-made garments.
Badulla, capital city of Uva Province at Sri Lanka. Temple Bouddhique à Badoula. Sketches of Ceylon.
A lady in so called princess dress and waterfall hairstyle. The bearded gentleman is dressed in formal afternoon attire, wearing a cut-away coat, horseshoe stickpin, and boutonniere.
Romantic fashion in the reign of Louis Philippe. The man is wearing a militaire or redingote and a chapeau claque. The woman is wearing a tightly cinched dress.
Roman legionary. Reconstructed after reliefs of the Trajan’s Column.
French national costumes of Brittany. Département Finistère in the 19th century. Peasant and bourgeois costumes.
The beauty of the submarine scenery is perhaps nowhere greater than in moderate depth.
Female national costumes of Alsace. Hairdresses and headgear of the different estates. The bendel in different shapes. The fur cap.
This man and woman on their way to church are dressed in a manner becoming the late Victorian aristocrats on a semiformal afternoon occasion.