Tag Archives: 1860s

Fashion in the house – c. 1865

I thought this photo was interesting because it’s a rare view for the period of a well-dressed couple in their reception room. Most 1860s photos were done in a studio – this type of candid shot doesn’t become common until … Continue reading

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American Civil War coat restored

HereĀ is an interesting article about a coat that was recovered from the U.S.S. Monitor, which sank December 31, 1862

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Film and Fashion – Lincoln

Lincoln is beginning to receive multiple nominations for various awards and it looks like it will be nominated for a best picture Oscar, as well as for a slew of artistic awards including costuming. Lincoln is a ‘talking’ film – … Continue reading

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