By 1842, Victoria would have been, 23, and trying to appear very grown up. The skirts are widening (as are the hips and bust line after bearing two children), and do so even more in 1847 when she would have already had five children.
Victorian Satin Ball Gown Period Dress Reenactment Theatre Clothing PUNK 119 XL
Not sure if dress is truly vintage or not because this pin lacked a date, but if it is then I'm guessing it's from the first half of the 19th century. I'd welcome input from someone more knowledgeable.
Renaissance Wine Velvet Fantasy Gown (romanticthreads.com) This dress from the renaissance period caught my eye, the deep wine red colour is so beautiful and contrasts well against the detailed embroidery. This shouts class and elegance. Very beautiful, intricate garment.