Hey, Whatever Happened To...[1840s-50s-whatever dress]
It's one of the many other things I haven't been showing you. It's not the Baroque gown, I know, but I had to get this one d...
Ensemble | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ensemble Date: 1858 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 25 in. (63.5 cm) (c) Length at CB: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Henri Bendel II, 1955 Accession Number: C.I.55.1.12a–c
Smiling lady wearing white Garibaldi shirt
CDV, around 1860-65. Photographer: Veress Ferenc (presumably) On the backside handwriting by pencil: "Fräulein C. Bohn S." Perhaps Catharina or Caroline. "The fashion for the Garibaldi shirt was initiated by Empress Eugénie of France. For a considerable time Garibaldi was the most famous man in Europe, and the red shirt, la camicia rossa, became the fashion for ladies, even outside Italy, everywhere in Europe. Its first mention is in 1860. It was extremely popular during the first half of…
How to Get Started as a Lady Civil War Reenactor
In this article, you'll find advice on how to get involved in Civil War reenactment for women. Learn from the author's experience and you might just find a hobby for life!