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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?

Civil War Officers with lady's CDV Taken by Isaac Lachman Phil. RARE FIND

Civil War Officers with Lady's CDV Taken by Isaac Lachman Phil. Lady on left appears to be wearing a wrapper

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.

The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

E. R. Braithwaite, Author of ‘To Sir, With Love,’ Dies at 104

A Guyanese writer and diplomat, he recalled teaching in the East End of London in this memoir, which was the basis for a film starring Sidney Poitier.