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On this day: 1861

Emily-Harriet Mayne (1816–96), Mrs Fane De Salis from 1859. In charge of Teffont from 1852–1896. This portrait was made by Camille Silvy, on 30th April 1861.


Steampunk Adventurer Caroline

This is one of my old characters from my DA gallery, Caroline the fox. She’s a classy lady and loves to show it. The outfit she has today is a mix between a captains uniform and classy victorian.


An 1860s fashion accessory for New York ladies

Even with the Civil War going on, New York City in the 1860s was a stylish metropolis.

Well-off women (and there were many, thanks in part to money pouring in from wartime industry) decked themselves out in “carriage cloaks of moire and amber velvet, to sable or mink furs, and to gowns of organdy, grenadine, and brocade silks in deep and brilliant magenta, gold, or fuchsia,” wrote Edwin G. 228 more words

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