1850s

How to win the favor of ladies (1850)

The etiquette of courtship & marriage No subject in this work is more important, and certainly none will be studied with as much attention, as that of the present section. Love is the universal passio... Read more...

The romance of antique photos (1977)

The romance of old photos Vintage nineteenth-century photographs are the current delight and sensation of the art world. When old prints are put up for sale in auction houses in London, New York or Los An... Read more...

The distance of the sun increasing (1859)

Giving us a glimpse into thoughts on astronomy and climate change in the mid 1800s, this piece shows us that science hasn't always been an exact, er -- science. Today, of course, we know the Earth's orbit is re... Read more...

Bridal gowns & wedding attire (1857)

Ball dress of white tulle, over a slip of white glacé; Dress of velvet, of a beautiful hue of brown at present very fashionable in Paris; Bridal costume -- Double skirt of white satin, richly trimmed with Bruss... Read more...

Dress with green ribbons (1858)

Woman in dress with green ribbons. Apart from information about the publication ("Godey's, 1858" was written on the border of the plate), other information about this dress style or designer is not known. ... Read more...

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