Tailor made suit of 1895. There are similarities in the period 1885 with 1985 when women also showed their strength in the corporate workplace with Power Dressing through more masculine tailored, shoulder padded clothes. A similar broad shoulder trend occurred in the Utility Clothing era of the 1940s when women did work usually thought of as men's work.
"From the1860s geometric and encaustic tiled floors started to appear in public buildings, churches and the more expensive Victorian villas. Their rise to fashion was assured by their use in such prestigious buildings as the Victoria and Albert Museum, and by the 1890s they had become an essential feature in the most ordinary Victorian terraced houses from Dover to Aberdeen."
This is an original page which was carefully removed from a 1898 magazine. It measures apporx. 7 x Good vintage condition-there are tears around the edges. It shouldn't be noticible in a frame. Thank you for visiting PapersAndMore!
Photograph, portrait of A. Horsley Hinton Frederick Hollyer (1837-1933) Late 1890s, England Platinum print Museum no. 7912-1938 Hollyer was the photographer of choice for the artistic set of the late 19th century. His Portraits of Many Persons of Note fills three volumes with nearly 200 portraits and comprises a pictorial Whos Who of late Victorian and Edwardian celebrities. Hinton was a photographer and member of the Linked Ring, a brotherhood of photographers committed to excellence in…