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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.

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.

(Source: manchestergalleries.org)

Men’s slippers, ca 1860
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Men’s slippers, ca 1860

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December fashions, 1861 England, Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine

December fashions, 1861 England, Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine

The last set of “names for marking”.  Click for dates.

Fashion plate, 1861 France, Petit Courrier des Dames

Fashion plate, 1861 France, Petit Courrier des Dames

Bodice and morning dress, Aug 1861 US, Peterson’s Magazine

Bodice and morning dress, Aug 1861 US, Peterson’s Magazine

Louise of the Netherlands, Queen of Sweden and Norway by Johan Christoffer Boklund, 1861 Sweden, Nationalmuseum (Stockholm)

Louise of the Netherlands, Queen of Sweden and Norway by Johan Christoffer Boklund, 1861 Sweden, Nationalmuseum (Stockholm)

Bonnet, ca 1862 US, LACMA
Wedding dress, ca 1860 US, LACMA
Wedding boots, ca 1860 US, LACMA
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.

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.

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