1827 The World In Miniature By W. H. Pyne via Google Books (PD150)
These are the street workers in London in the early 1800s. Part 1.
Regency Era street workers.Continue reading →
1823-1828 ca. Engraved Plates for Household Furniture by Rudolph Ackermann’s ‘The Repository of Arts’. Follow Suzi Love … Continue reading →
1864 Fitted Corset, British. Blue silk lined with linen and to be worn over a chemise. via Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK. Blue silk lined with linen and made to be worn over a chemise. The front has fastenings and the back has lacings. During the19th Century, corsets were made from a variety of materials and shapes changed often. Sometimes breasts were pushed up and almost over the top. Sometimes waists were tiny and other curves were emphasized. By the end of the 19th century, corsets weren’t laced so tightly because wide crinolines created the illusion of tiny waists. Follow Suzi Love … Continue reading →