Man in striped suit with frock coat, flat hat, lace-up tie and checked waistcoat. The woman wears a voluminous dress, the waist figure accentuated, the skirt supported by a steel frame.
Early Victorian. 1840-1865. The crinoline of the mid-forties was probably the most concealing costume ever worn by women.
The Reign of the 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.
French national costumes of Brittany. Département Finistère in the 19th century. Peasant and bourgeois costumes.
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.
In no part of the world does the coconut palm attain such perfection and beauty as in Ceylon and nothing is more enchanting to the eye than a grove of this useful tree.