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Costume gallery

Late-19th-century costume

Late 19th Century costume

Small hat, as worn in the late 19th century

Late 19th Centure costume

Decorated hat, as worn in the late 19th century

Late 19th Century costumes

Bonnet as worn in the early 19th-century

Late 19th Century costume

Top hat as worn in the 19th-century

In the 1860s, bowler hats became popular among men.

In the 1870s, the fashion for women's dresses was to be flatter than before at the front, and to be padded out at the back - the 'bustle' was invented to help create this effect.

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