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Morbid History : The Victorian Art of Mourning

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from Mail Online

Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago

Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago By Mail On Sunday Reporter

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This is a girl in 1897 whose father died. Her puffy sleeves signify that she is in the early stages of mourning.

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The State Hermitage Museum: Digital Collection

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Black Velvet Autumn Winter Gothic Victorian Outfit Dress

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from V and A Collections

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V& A Museum, item no T.73-2010. Mourning Dress, Scotland (Britain): c1823-1825, silk velvet, with silk satin piping and appliqué. "The death of Princess Charlotte in 1817, the only child of George IV plunged the whole country into mourning & set the high standards for mourning dress"

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Alice Gibson, 1894. I love a good black Victorian dress, especially from the 1870's-90's. So elegant.

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1890-1893 formal day dress, probably half-mourning, by designer Sara Mayer & A. Morhanger (Paris France). via The Victoria & Albert Museum.

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Mourning ensemble, ca. 1885. Silk jacket, bodice, and skirt. Powerhouse Museum

Mourning ensemble, ca. 1885. Silk jacket, bodice, and skirt. Powerhouse Museum

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