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The Jane Austen Story

Jane Austen exhibition reveals author’s life and brings new prominence to her final resting place.

Daguerreotypes Reflect Fashion Trends

MY  LIKENESS TAKEN: Daguerreian Portraits in America, 1840-1860 By Joan L. Severa Cloth $65.00 ISBN 0-87338-837-2 303 p., 8-1/2 x 11 300 daguerreotypes Kent State University [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]
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