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ladies layers
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Create the Mood

Victorian, 1850's to late 1860's silhouette

A series of photographs taken in about 1985 and originally colour slides. Whilst the photographic quality is not good this series does demonstrate the hidden layers a Victorian lady would have worn to achieve the silhouette seen in the old photographs from 1856 to the end of the 1860's.

 
day bodice
 
 
evening bodice and lace overskirt
 
   

 

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last updated 5 October, 2010