Ghost
Miss C B Higgins, ca 1908-09
Dolly Madison Breakfast, Mrs William F Dennis and Mrs Chase Riker, 1912
I wonder if those are Mrs Dennis’ clothes?  She would’ve been young when she wore them, but I suppose it’s possible.

Dolly Madison Breakfast, Mrs William F Dennis and Mrs Chase Riker, 1912

I wonder if those are Mrs Dennis’ clothes?  She would’ve been young when she wore them, but I suppose it’s possible.

Mary, Queen of England, 1914 UK

Mary, Queen of England, 1914 UK

Billie Burke, ca early 1910’s
Another shot:
Mrs Oscar Underwood, ca 1910
"Built for Speed; 1912 Model" by W E Hill, 1912 US, from the April 3, 1912 issue of Puck

"Built for Speed; 1912 Model" by W E Hill, 1912 US, from the April 3, 1912 issue of Puck

"See America First" by Gordon Ross, 1911 US, from the June 14, 1911 issue of Puck

"See America First" by Gordon Ross, 1911 US, from the June 14, 1911 issue of Puck

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Sooo…What are you all going to be for Halloween?  I’m going as a hastily thrown together Athena.  My mom’s going as Little Red Riding Hood with our Samoyed as the Big Bad Wolf. ;;

(By the way, if any of you have some favorite fancy dress pictures from museums, catalogues, whatever, please submit them.)

Okay, I’m just gonna go ahead and delete that.

monsieurleprince:

John Calcott Horsley (1817 - 1903) - Showing a preference, 1860
Court dress and petticoat (robe à la française), ca 1775 Italy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Court dress and petticoat (robe à la française), ca 1775 Italy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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