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Retrato de Caryl Fairchild (Fairchild después Caryl Bacon), la hija menor del ex gobernador y la Guerra Civil Lucius héroe Fairchild. Esta fotografía está fechada "Navidad 1896". Debido a que su padre había muerto hacía sólo seis meses antes, el color del vestido Caryl con sus enormes mangas abullonadas es una señal de que todavía estaba de luto.

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1896 Christmas photo of Caryl Fairchild who had lost her father six month prior so she is wearing mourning

I just love these pictures. Makes me wonder about what life was like, their thoughts, dreams.

the child on the left is definitely propped up by a stand but both girls hands are discolored and eyes look painted making me think both are deceased

"Murder Bottles" Many Victorian mothers, while intending to provide the best food and feeding methods for their infants, tragically caused the deaths of their own little ones...

Murder Bottles

Although doctors condemned the bottles and infant mortality rates of the time were shocking – only two out of ten infants lived to their second birthday – parents continued to buy and use them. The bottles eventually earned the nickname, “Murder Bottles.

#13 Vintage Crescent

▫Duets▫groups of two in art and photos - Two teenage girls, early I have a picture of my grandmother wearing almost the exact outfit on the left.

Oh, my, those eyes! I Imagine there were a quite a few suitors knocking on their front door...1840s. They are both holding parasols, and a ring on the forefinger.

I Imagine there were a quite a few suitors knocking on their front They are both holding parasols, and a ring on the forefinger.

Portrait of a woman wearing a dress bodice inside out, possibly to show the stitching of the darts, ca. 1895.

Portrait of a woman wearing a dress bodice with slashing to emphasize the bodice shape. Note the fabric peeking form the slashing matches her neck fabric, ca.

British Paintings: Victorian fairy

ʂŧɘąɱ ~ Steampunk & Victoriana ~ A beautiful young Victorian woman with ankle grazing hair wearing ethereal fairy wings.

Large crinoline, c1850s

Dressing Up - circa 1860 [A woman wearing a crinoline being dressed with the aid of long poles to lift her dress over the hoops] by London Stereoscopic Company

Pink flannel walking suit, ca. late 1890s. Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo

Pink flannel walking suit, ca. late Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo Love the Frogs on this costume!

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