Paris fashions for November, 1864
A selection of dresses designed for the winter of 1864. From left, 'The manteau marchesa' made from cloth and velvet, trimmed with a silk border. The bonnet is of green silk, with rich lace surmounted by roses and feathers. 'The manteau hongrois', made from velvet pile cloth and a satin cording bordering the sleeves. Worn with a bonnet of white taffeta pique with feathers on one side covered by velvet ribbons. The evening dress is a grey silk robe with a flounce of three colours. The bonnet is a green trimmed with a large feather and a roll of black lace.
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Nankeen Trousers 1818
Pink striped waistcoat, blue tight fitting double-breasted coat with hip pocket, velvet collar, narrow tails & padded shoulders & top hat, nankeen trousers & black pumps.
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Ethel Irving as Lolette in 'Dame Nature' by Frederick Fenn
Ethel Irving (18691963) as Lolette in 'Dame Nature' by Frederick Fenn from La Femme Nue by Henri Bataille, (Renaissance Theatre in Paris on 22nd February 1908). First produced at the Garrick Theatre on 20th January 1910. Transferred to Terrys Theatre on 21st May 1910. Photo by Daily Mirror Studios. Ethel Irving was the daughter of the celebrated actor Henry Irving. Date: 1910
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