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Detail of a bodice, 1850’s
Empress Maria Alexandrovna of Russia by Christina Robertson, 1850

Empress Maria Alexandrovna of Russia by Christina Robertson, 1850

Evening dresses, 1850 United States, Godey’s Fashions

Evening dresses, 1850 United States, Godey’s Fashions

Walking dresses, 1855 France, Journal des Demoiselles
Girls dress and walking dresses, 1854 United Kingdom, La Belle Assemblee

Girls dress and walking dresses, 1854 United Kingdom, La Belle Assemblee

Fashion plate, 1854, the Lady’s Companion
Walking dresses, 1852 United States, Peterson’s Magazine
The one on the left is the 1850’s version of menswear

Walking dresses, 1852 United States, Peterson’s Magazine

The one on the left is the 1850’s version of menswear

Dresses for the elderly, women and teens, 1859 United States, Godey’s Ladies Book

Dresses for the elderly, women and teens, 1859 United States, Godey’s Ladies Book

House dresses for women and girls and a ballgown, 1851 France, Le Moniteur de la Mode

House dresses for women and girls and a ballgown, 1851 France, Le Moniteur de la Mode

House dresses, 1850 United States, Godey’s Ladies Book

House dresses, 1850 United States, Godey’s Ladies Book

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