Early Victorian. 1840-1865. The crinoline of the mid-forties was probably the most concealing costume ever worn by women.
The costumes depicted here come partly from the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Minorca, Cabrera), partly from the Pitiusas, which the most important is Ibiza.
Production of wooden shoes in the Basse-Bretagne in 1840. View into the interior of a hut where a family lives together.
As the botanist detects among the hills and valleys some choice and unexpected prize, so you, amid Parisian vulgarities, have encountered a rare and exquisite blossom! It is the PARISIAN LADY!-the “FEMME COMME IL FAUT.”
Mexique No.15, AMÉRIQUE INDIEN DE CHAPULTEPEC (Environs de Mexico). Musée cosmopolite No. 249.
Peasant bride from Brittany in 1840
Students from Heidelberg, ca. 1840. Romantic era.
Postilion and Innkeeper from Baden, Germany. Around Kehl, ca. 1840.
Ice Salesman of Florence in 1840. Italy folk dresses in 19th century. Marchands de sorbets à Florence, 1840.
Eminente costume da uomo romano. Regione Lazio, Italia nel 1840.