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Coronation gown of Maria Feodorovna, 1883 Russia

Coronation gown of Maria Feodorovna, 1883 Russia

Childrens day dress (above) and children’s fancy dress (below), 1883 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse
From what I can tell, the fancy dress is (from left to right) Alsatian traditional dress (?), 18th century dress, Georgian traditional dress (that’s what it says but I can’t find any examples that look even vaguely like this).

Childrens day dress (above) and children’s fancy dress (below), 1883 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse

From what I can tell, the fancy dress is (from left to right) Alsatian traditional dress (?), 18th century dress, Georgian traditional dress (that’s what it says but I can’t find any examples that look even vaguely like this).

Femme Elegante Voyant Filer un Vapeur by Alfred Stevens, ca 1884

Femme Elegante Voyant Filer un Vapeur by Alfred Stevens, ca 1884

Reception or dinner dress by House of Worth, ca 1883 France (Paris), MFA Boston

Reception or dinner dress by House of Worth, ca 1883 France (Paris), MFA Boston

Evening dress by House of Worth, 1880-85 France (Paris), MFA Boston
Girl’s dress, ca 1883 United States, MFA Boston

Girl’s dress, ca 1883 United States, MFA Boston

Damer och kavaljer vid stranden by Hugo Birger, 1883 Sweden

Damer och kavaljer vid stranden by Hugo Birger, 1883 Sweden

A Private View at the Royal Academy by William Powell Frith, 1883 United Kingdom, Royal Academy of Arts
This is somewhat of a satire.  It compares everyday fashionable dress (middle) with aesthetic dress (on each side).

A Private View at the Royal Academy by William Powell Frith, 1883 United Kingdom, Royal Academy of Arts

This is somewhat of a satire.  It compares everyday fashionable dress (middle) with aesthetic dress (on each side).

Dame auf der Wandelbahn eines Seebads by Franz Skarbina, 1883 Germany, Berlinische Galerie

Dame auf der Wandelbahn eines Seebads by Franz Skarbina, 1883 Germany, Berlinische Galerie

Fashion plate, 1883 France, Journal des Demoiselles

Fashion plate, 1883 France, Journal des Demoiselles

Fashion plate, 1883 France, Journal des Demoiselles

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