The hand bag and parasol illustrate two of the most common accessories of the 19th century.
The Mower (1888) by Sir W. H. Thornycroft is apparently the first portrayal in British sculpture of a labourer in his working clothes.
Fruit seller from the Alte Lande. Vierlander men’s costume. Vierlander woman in dance attire. Milkman from the Hamburg area.
What a dandy was to the Regency, and an exquisite to the Elizabethans, a dude was to the late 19th century.
The party dress here shows definite leanings toward the Romantic period, which began with 1815.
Costume de Tresnuraghes (Sardeigne). Colección de láminas en colo par François-Claudius Compte-Calix, 1801.
A Group of young tree ferns (Alsophila crinita) in the rainforest near the highest point of the road, leading from Nuwara Eliya to Rangbodde, Sri Lanka.
Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
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.