First-Known Prison Narrative by an African-American Writer Discovered at the Beinecke Library | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library - http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/about/news/first-known-prison-narrative-african-american-writer-discovered-beinecke-library
Ball's Corsets, c1887. They came in Scarlet, Black, Blue, Ecru, White and Drab (whatever that is), in sizes 18-30. Medium and long lengths came in 18-36. They also offered 'Abdominal Corsets' (sizes 19-36), 'Nursing Corsets' (sizes 18-30) and 'Misses Corsets' (sizes 18-26).
my-little-time-machine: Lillie Langtry, 1882 by Napoleon Sarony // Have been fascinated by Lillie since watching the BBC serial. This gown! That hat! (I admit I was also arrested by the title; not sure why it's called "my little time machine" but since "Into the Lair" is a time travel novel set in Victorian England, I couldn't *not* pin it.)