Victorian fancy dress. Centurion of awesome. http://oldrags.tumblr.com/tagged/fancy+dress/page/4
Mrs Bertin's Jewelry Box: Victorian Fancy Dress: Electric Light
OMG, I think I may have found my next Halloween costume!!! Victorian Rainbow Brite anyone?
The ‘photography’ costume from this October 1866 Godey’s plate may be my favorite 19th century fancy dress costume.
1860s design for a "Rainbow" fancy-dress costume, probably for the House of Worth. V&A.
Worth, French, Fancy Dress Costume, late 19th century, Velvet, satin, and lace, dress. Wadsworth Atheneum Collection. Object ID: 1972.101A-E
Victorian fancy dress. Redcoat and a lovely dress that looks like an amalgamation of several late 1500's styles. I see Venetian, English, and French in there... http://oldrags.tumblr.com/tagged/fancy+dress/page/2
Lovely coordinated fancy dress costumes for mother and daughter from Le Follet Courrier des Salons, 1832
Girls Fancy Dress Costume La Mode Illustree' 1870's
Fancy dress, 1890 France, La Mode Illustree Music, Egyptian queen, 18th century maid (?)