Articles in Fashion
The extended wardrobe of the well-to-do Victorian gentleman included numerous garments and costumes designed for specific leisure activities.
Over 230 photographs of bonnets, capes, caps, shawls, bodices and crinolines as people actually wore them.
Delicate laces, long multicolored silk ribbons, and vivid flowers were used to create the perfect accessory.
The skirts were inordinately long and were tied back tightly, giving the appearance of swathing the figure in front.