I couldn't resist...proof that not everyone was serious and stodgy in the Victorian era. This man is a goofball!
civil war era dress - lovely trim Photo by Bradley
Civil War Era Fashion | Victorian Lady - Bayswater England civil war era fashion
Ca 1858 Lady Clementina Hawarden, 1822 - 1865
3g04077u_LOC_occupationalwoman | LOVE this image. And man, I… | Flickr
Dressing gown Date: mid-1850s Culture: American Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edwin R. Metcalf, 1969 Accession Number: C.I.69.32.5
Pelerine. c.1830 decorated with rows of feathers and lined with what might be swan-skin, with the down attached.
Coat 1883 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cloak Date: ca. 1851 Culture: American Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 44 in. (111.8 cm)
Cloak Designer: Emile Pingat Date: 1879–80 Culture: French Medium: silk Accession Number: C.I.60.6.7