Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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Carte-de-visite photograph by Maull & Polyblank, 1861 London, Manchester Art Museum
Full length studio portrait of a woman in mourning sitting on a chair in front of a desk. She is wearing a black watered silk dress, skirt hem has a patterned band at the hem, with matching patterned band along sleeve edge and down front on the bodice, trumpet sleeves. Bodice is similar to a zouave jacket. Widow’s cap. Plain background with drape.
Men’s slippers, ca 1860
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The last set of “names for marking”. Click for dates.
Fashion plate, 1861 France, Petit Courrier des Dames
Louise of the Netherlands, Queen of Sweden and Norway by Johan Christoffer Boklund, 1861 Sweden, Nationalmuseum (Stockholm)
Gown for the Comtesse di Castiglione, 1861-67 France, LACMA
The museum doesn’t give any background info on this one, but I believe this must have been for the countess to be photographed in.