Victorian London

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Actress, singer and dancer Minnie Ashley photographed by Falk, 1897. #Victorian #actresses #women

Little Penny Dreadful: Photo

Here lies my collection of all things old and a little bit spooky. A bit of beautiful & dark illustration here, a dab of fabulous vintage there, surrounding that with a whole lot of the Victorian world and ending with whatever else that holds a dark... www.debrastyer.com

1860s

1866 Dagmar wearing evening dress | Grand Ladies

The diaphanous partlet and sleeves add a dreamy touch to the evening dress worn by Dagmar in this 1866 photo.

VICTORIAN WOMEN OF COLOR A Rare View (Please click on photo to see all of the…

VICTORIAN WOMEN OF COLOR

:::::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::::  Fisher woman, Whitby, England.  That net would have been very heavy!  Taken by Frank Meadows Sutcliffe, pioneering Victorian photographer.

WHITBY: Ref: D49 *

* “Fetching in the Lines” The fishergirl holding the ?long line’ is Lizzie Alice Hawksfield. The girls and fishermens" wives collected the mussels which were used as bait, often walking up to six miles each way to do so. The payment for ?Mucking’ (cleaning the line and hooks of old bait and other debris), ?Skaning’ (removing the mussels from their shells) and baiting a ?long line’ was 9p. These operations could take upwards of two hours. No extra payment was received for gathering the…

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Toddlers & Tiaras | 1899

Full length portrait of an unidentified a young African American girl wearing a formal white princess gown with gloves. Daniel Murray, photographer. 1899 FIND US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOK | TUMBLR | FLICKR | RSS

London East End:   The pictures, taken by photographer Horace Warner 100 years ago in Spitalfields in London’s East End, were later used by social campaigners to illustrate the plight of the poorest children in London.

London East End: The pictures, taken by photographer Horace Warner 100 years ago in Spitalfields in London’s East End, were later used by social campaigners to illustrate the plight of the poorest children in London.

A young man of unmatched sartorial distinction and elegant poise.

Boy with Walking Cane and Top Hat

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Too often we think of people in the Victorian era as being bored or even morose. These photos humanize an era by capturing those elusive smiling Victorian faces.

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The rooftops of London. From around 1870 - 1880.

On the rooftops of London. Coo, what a sight!

With the weather being a bit grim in Ireland today, thought we might go all Mary Poppins and take ourselves off over to London for a change. Can't identify any individual business except for Stokes Leather Warehouse (see note), and it'd be great to get some idea of the spot from which this one was taken (over to you, mapping gurus)... Date: 1860-1883 NLI Ref: STP_0424 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie

Circa 1880

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Albumen prints by Lady Hawarden of her daughter Isabella

Britain's first ever fashion shoot? Rare 19th century prints by pioneering female photographer go on sale (but be warned, they're rather 'sensual')

Lady Clementina Hawarden's pictures of her daughters (including Isabella, left) from the 1860s are set to fetch £150,000 at auction. She used the entire first floor of her London home as a studio.

vintage everyday: Lovely Portraits of Victorian Teenage Girls from the 1840s-90s

37 Lovely Portraits of Victorian Teenage Girls From Between the 1840s and 1890s

Children’s clothing evolved as time went by during the Victorian era. Many of these styles mirrored the adult styles of the day to some exte...