Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze. these pictures are awesome.<< history is fucked up

BAAhahaa!  Love her!  This is pure vintage awesomeness. :D

Picture Power: proof that Victorians weren’t as serious as is thought. “A photograph is a most important document, and there is nothing more damning to go down to posterity than a silly, foolish smile caught and fixed forever.

Visiting dress Date: 1897–1900 Culture: American (probably) Medium: silk Accession Number: 1979.238.1a, b The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Visiting dress Date: 18971900 Culture: American (probably) Medium: silk Accession Number: b The Metropolitan Museum of Art fall outfits

Antique Dress - c. 1888 Plaid Wool Coat with Detachable Postillion Cape. http://www.antiquedress.com

This looks like a female Sherlock Holmes costume! Tan plaid wool coat with detachable postillion cape (checked wool cap is from the Cambrian Factory in Wales, made at a much later date), c.

How a pregnant woman accommodated her growing belly in the 18th century - she loosened her stays.

Baby Jane Austen’s First Two Years: Happy 235th Birthday, Jane!

An century pregnant woman’s corset could be loosened from both front and back. Image from clothes reveal: the language of clothing in colonial and federal America, by Linda Baumgarten

the Duke of Windsor's green tartan suit

the Duke of Windsor's Hunting Lord of the Isles tartan evening suit, woven in shades of green and white wool, the Scholte double-breasted jacket labelled and indistinctly annotated `H. the Duke of Windsor


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