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Victorian Fashion in America: 264 Vintage Photographs

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Compelling pictorial archive of 264 vintage photographs, selected from rare tintypes and other authentic materials (1850s–1910), depict little girls in their mothers' hats and clothes, sisters wearing identical plaid dresses and button boots, a young man in an everyday suit and bowler hat, a boy dressed in Little Lord Fauntleroy style, and scores of other.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 9th 2002 by Dover Publications
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Katie
I really liked the photos in this book. Old photography is an interest of mine. So that is why I bought this book.

However, I did NOT buy this book to read the editor's comments. Maybe some people appreciate them. Fine. I, though, found them to be quite unnecessary. First of all, I do not need to have every outfit described to me (and she is really repetitive with her descriptions). Second, I don't really care to read her criticism about what they are wearing. She constantly likes to point out th
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Caroline
Feb 27, 2008 rated it liked it
Worth it, if just for some of the people in the photos! No real description of dress.
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Shelves: art
Firstly, I adore vintage photographs. Secondly, Victorian fashion provides plenty of inspiration for my drawing and painting. Lovely book, great selection of photos.
Cheryl
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Cool to see how people dressed and posed for photos back then.
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