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Evening dress of silk brocade, ca 1841-46, Sudley House
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Evening dress of silk brocade, ca 1841-46, Sudley House

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(Source: liverpoolmuseums.org.uk)

Day dress of silk brocade, ca 1841-46, Sudley House
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Day dress of silk brocade, ca 1841-46, Sudley House

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(Source: liverpoolmuseums.org.uk)

The Williamson Family by John Mix Stanley, 1841-42 US (New York?), the Metropolitan Museum of Art
I think the child is a boy, but I’m not entirely sure.  The clothes and hair are awfully feminine, but that toy horse is damning.  Tough one.

The Williamson Family by John Mix Stanley, 1841-42 US (New York?), the Metropolitan Museum of Art

I think the child is a boy, but I’m not entirely sure.  The clothes and hair are awfully feminine, but that toy horse is damning.  Tough one.

(Source: metmuseum.org)

Euphemia White Van Rensselear by George Peter Alexander Healy, 1842 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Euphemia White Van Rensselear by George Peter Alexander Healy, 1842 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Wedding dress, 1841-43 US, LACMA
Day dress, 1841-45, Museum of London
Evening dresses, 1842 France, Petit Courrier des Dames

Evening dresses, 1842 France, Petit Courrier des Dames

Evening dress, 1840-45, Centraal Museum
Day dresses, 1842 France, Petit Courrier des Dames

Day dresses, 1842 France, Petit Courrier des Dames

charlestonmuseum:

Silk brocade dress, 1842. The skirt is set onto the bodice in flat pleats, with the skirt slightly fuller in the back. Elizabeth Mary Lesesne Blamyer wore this dress at her wedding to Henry Wigfall (1821-1858) on February 24, 1842 at Saint Paul’s Church.
HT 3071  The Charleston Museum

charlestonmuseum:

Silk brocade dress, 1842. The skirt is set onto the bodice in flat pleats, with the skirt slightly fuller in the back. Elizabeth Mary Lesesne Blamyer wore this dress at her wedding to Henry Wigfall (1821-1858) on February 24, 1842 at Saint Paul’s Church.

HT 3071  The Charleston Museum

Fashion plate, 1842 US

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