1860's I have never seen a skirt and blouse this big before. I wonder if the woman is pregnant? They would hike their skirt over the stomach until the last few months, which was called "their time of confinement". I guess people knowing that you were pregnant was wrong? What on earth did they think babies came from?
Lillian Russell (December 4, 1860 � June 6, 1922) was an American actress and singer. She became one of the most famous actresses and singers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence.