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    • African American woman

    • Clothing & dress; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Glass negatives; Portraits
    • An African American woman wears a white blouse, probably linen, with machine lace inserts, “pouter pigeon” style in that it hangs forward, above a heavier weight skirt with patch pockets. Even though the skirt seems to be “work dress” the blouse...
    • African American woman

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Dresses; Ribbons;
    • An African American woman wears a dress in the style of the early 1890s. This may or may not be the same dating as the photograph. The design of the fabric of her dress is woven in. It is likely wool, and a careful look at the stitching...
    • Bride in embroidered wedding gown

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Embroidery; Lace; Hair ornaments; Veils; Bouquets; Flowers; Gloves; Silk;
    • This studio portrait of a bride features a dress made almost certainly of a heavy peau de soie, and is elaborately enhanced with embroidery and applied lace. The rows of tucks in the upper bodice are echoed in the forearm of the right sleeve. ...
    • Bride with corseted waist

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Corsets; Hairstyles; Dresses; Embroidery; Gloves; Veils;
    • This studio portrait of a seated bride with upswept hair, high neckline and pouter pigeon style bodice is characteristic of middle/upper-middle class women's garments of this period. The bridal gown's bodice is adorned with a variety of...
    • Older woman with lace fichu

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Silk; Lace; Hairstyles;
    • This older woman with erect posture, beautiful dress and severe hair style wears a two piece dress of a printed silk, with gigot sleeves and elaboration at her wrists and shoulder lines of black silk machine lace. She uses her white lace fichu to...
    • Outdoor portrait of Mrs. Fowler

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Lace; Ribbons; Older people;
    • A woman sits outdoors on a wicker chair. This elderly lady may well have been photographed circa 1900 as her image was among the others here. Otherwise, it would be very difficult to say anything beyond late nineteenth century. She continues to...
    • Studio portrait of a man and two women

    • Men; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Hats; Suits (Clothing); Eyeglasses; Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Neckties;
    • A man poses with two women. Conservatively stylish, the older woman’s skirt is still quite full. Both women wear striped blouses with machine lace decoration, high necklines, gloves and exuberant hats. Although the clothing of all three suggests...
    • Studio portrait of two women

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Blouses; Skirts; Dresses; Wool; Necklaces; Jewelry; Bracelets; Ribbons; Lace; Fleur-de-lis;
    • An older woman wears a middy blouse, probably linen with a high necked ”V” insert, above a wool skirt with welted seams. Rows of tucking in the shirt echo the shape of the “V.” Her accessories include a long necklace of beads, a decorative pin...
    • Studio portrait of two women and a child

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Blouses; Skirts; Dresses; Silk; Wool; Belts (Clothing); Dresses; Women; Children; Collars; Hairstyles;
    • Two women pose with a child. These three would seem to represent three generations, and the child is likely female. This gives a good look at what happens when styles change but not everyone participates. The older woman still represents the...
    • The Sibyl, Vol 1 No. 17, 1857-03-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 15, 1857-02-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 5, 1856-09-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 5, 1856-11-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 2 No. 17, 1858-03-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 3 No. 4, 1858-09-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl,  Vol. 4 No. 19, 1860-04-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • Three children with doll and Teddy Bear

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Girls; Shoes; Buttons (Fasteners); Hosiery; Dresses; Dolls; Teddy bears; Toys; Stuffed animals (Toys); Suits (Clothing);
    • Three children, two boys and one girl, pose with dolls. Despite his age, it is easy to recognize the youngest child here as a boy, with high button shoes and leggings. His short pants are buttoned to his shirt which closes from right to left, and...
    • Three young women in hats

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Straw hats; Gloves; Corsets; Dresses; Blouses; Skirts;
    • Three ladies pose for a studio portrait. The young woman in white in the center is the focus of this portrait. She wears a one-piece dress, gloves, all presumably white, and carries a fan and a small case which would be just the size for...
    • Two children with dog

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Dogs; Shoes; Hosiery; Buttons (Fasteners); Collars; Neckties; Dresses; Lace;
    • Two children, an adolescent boy and a young child accompanied by a dog. The boy wears high laced shoes. Long ribbed hose cover his legs below short pants with side laces. His three button jacket closes from right to left rather than left to...
    • Two women in party dresses

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Corsets; Ribbons; Fans (Accessories); Lace; Handkerchiefs; Rings;
    • Two young women pose for a studio portrait. Their dress suggests that some special occasion, perhaps party or graduation. The young woman on the left as we view her wears a dress of printed fabric, her sleeves elaborated with a series of peplums...

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