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posted 23 minutes ago @ 17 Sep 2014 with 1 note
xLandmarks

tiny-librarian:

The coronation gown of Elizabeth II. Designed by Norman Hartnell, it is said to have taken eight months to complete. The embroidery decorating the gown represents all the countries in the commonwealth, and the gown itself is made of satin.

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x1940s xHistory xElizabeth II of England xDesigner xNorman Hartnell x20th Century
tiny-librarian:

George V, King of Hanover, and his wife, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg.
Source

1860s

tiny-librarian:

George V, King of Hanover, and his wife, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg.

Source

1860s

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x1860s xVictorian xCrinoline xHistory xGeorge V of Hanover xMarie of Saxe Altenberg x19th Century xPhotograph xHanover xGermany
olga-nikolayevna:

The high quality of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolayevna in uniform 

Can’t find a date for this, but it’s probably somewhere between 1910-1916.

olga-nikolayevna:

The high quality of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolayevna in uniform 

Can’t find a date for this, but it’s probably somewhere between 1910-1916.

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x1910s xEdwardian xHistory xMaria Nikolaevna Romanova xRomanov xMilitary Wear x20th Century xPhotograph xRussia

realhistoricalpatterns:

Breton Jacket, Peterson’s Magazine- August, 1877.

Check out its companion pattern, the Breton Tunic, in the next post!

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x1870s x1877 xVictorian xBustle xPatterns x19th Century

baawri:

clothes I wish I had.

Anjali Mahtani Couture Lenghas

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xWorld Dress xIndia x20th Century xDesigner xAnjali Mahtani
historysquee:

Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria
By Robert Milne
Printing-out paper print on card mount, 1890s

historysquee:

Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria

By Robert Milne

Printing-out paper print on card mount, 1890s

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x1890s xVictorian xTurn of the Century xHistory xPrincess Beatrice of the United Kingdom x19th Century xPhotograph xRobert Milne
realhistoricalpatterns:

Fichu of lace for young lady, Peterson’s Magazine- June, 1877.

realhistoricalpatterns:

Fichu of lace for young lady, Peterson’s Magazine- June, 1877.

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x1870s x1877 xVictorian xBustle x19th Century xPatterns
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1890, [a young, seated woman writes a letter as two ladies pour water on her head]
via my personal collection

wat

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1890, [a young, seated woman writes a letter as two ladies pour water on her head]

via my personal collection

wat

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x1890s x1890 xVictorian xTurn of the Century x19th Century xPhotograph

fripperiesandfobs:

Cocktail dress, 1950’s

From Mill Street Vintage via 1stdibs

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x1950s x20th Century