Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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Music sheet cover for The Orange Blossom, ca 1850
Music sheet cover for The New Bloomer Polka, 1851
I wonder how many women actually wore them?
Music sheet cover Clara Schottische by J Brandard, ca 1857-62, Spellman Collection of Victorian Music Covers
Music sheet cover Genevieve: valse à deux temps by J Brandard, 1850’s, Spellman Collection of Victorian Music Covers
Dancing Girl by Spanish School (attributed), ca 1850’s Spain, Laing Art Gallery
She was born with fingers on only one hand but was brave enough to pursue a career in Flamenco dancing. Such an inspirational story.
Portrait of Josephine Bowes by Louis William Desanges (attributed), ca 1852-60 England, the Bowes Museum
I love all of it except the skin. It might just be my screen but it looks all muddy and gross.
Shoes, 1855-65 England (London), Victoria & Albert Museum
Wedding dress, 1858 United States (North Carolina), the North Carolina Museum of History
Worn on Cool Springs Plantation, which was built around 1832 and is still standing.