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Evening Gowns from the 1860s

October 7, 2010

Showcased are breathtaking Victorian evening dresses from the late 1860s. All are abundantly decorated with yards upon yards of lace, ruffles, and ribbon. Featured is a silk [...]

Fashioning Fashion: 1700–1915

September 10, 2010

Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography. In October 2010, the [...]

Daguerreotypes Reflect Fashion Trends

April 13, 2010

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

January 18, 2010

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 [...]
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