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Make Your Own Victorian Shoes

The fashion conscious Victorian lady would anxiously await her next issue of Godey’s Lady’s Book or the Peterson’s Magazine for the latest clothing styles. If she [...]

Antique Horse Carriage

During the 19th century, the manufacture of the horse carriage was an important industry. The light four-wheeled buggy with open sides was mass produced from the mid- 19th [...]

Antique Dolls Clothes

Ebenezer Butterick and his wife Ellen Augusta Pollard Butterick are regarded as the inventors of tissue paper dress patterns, also known as graded sewing patterns in the [...]

Boys Victorian Clothing – 1860s

During the nineteenth century, both boys and girls wore dresses for the first few years. Before toddler boys graduated to tunics or trousers they wore full skirted frocks [...]

Fancy Dress Party

An elaborate fancy dress party with fabulous fancy dress costumes for the rich and famous.

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