Victorian Wedding Dress

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Victorian Wedding Dress

This is a Victorian wedding dress and dates from the 1840s. It's a family heirloom. Shows how people were much smaller in those days, and the fashion of the age.

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  • 1. At 11:04 on 7 July 2010, anna - HOST wrote:

    interesting that the white wedding dress didn't come into fashion until after 1840, when Queen Victoria wore a white dress because she wanted to incorporate some valuable white lace into her outfit.

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