Sharing random stuff from 1800 to 1920s: fashion, stories, art, and a compilation of faces and cultures that coexisted then ✨ curated by @HelenaDiGiusti

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Evening ensemble, 1890s. FIDM Museum.
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Tiara of platinum and gold, set with brilliant- and rose-cut diamonds and cabochon-cut synthetic rubies, made by Henri Lavabre for Cartier, Paris, 1913. Victoria & Albert Museum.
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'Fairy Islands' from the book Elves and Fairies (1916) by Australian illustrator of children's books Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
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Shelter Island, New York. Photographed in 1904.
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Divinity is a nougat-like confection made with egg white, corn syrup, and sugar. Believed to have originated in the U.S. during the early 1900s, the candy's current form can be traced to a recipe from 1915. Another earlier version,which included milk,can be traced to around 1907.
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Corset, 1890. Cotton twill, machine-made cotton lace, lined with cotton twill, boned and metal. Victoria & Albert Museum.
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Gallery of the Louvre, by American painter Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1831-33). Terra Foundation for American Art.
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Rebekah, Duchess of Mountjoy doll, 1831-33. Royal Collection. As a child, Princess Victoria (later Queen) made over one hundred dolls with the help of her governess Baroness Louise Lehzen.
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The children of Emperor Nicholas II of Russia on White Flower Day at Livadia. Photographed in 1914.
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Front cover of Vogue, 1st August 1924.
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Bodice, 1890s. John Bright Collection.
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Desk by Frank Furness, 1870-71. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Steel, brass, horn and bone poniard, 1800s. Spain, Balearic Islands. The MET.
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Tagg's Island, by English painter Alfred James Munnings (1920). The Munnings Art Museum.
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Evening dress by House of Worth, 1867-70. Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Autochrome portrait of a girl sitting on the steps of a temple. Bali, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. Photographed by Maynard Owen Williams, 1920s.
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The Sunday Leader, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, October 19, 1890
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Balfour Castle is a historic building on the southwest of Shapinsay, Orkney Islands. Though built around an older structure that dates at least from the 18th century, the present castle was built in 1847.
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Ensemble, 1830. The MET.
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Brass circular snuff box, detachable lid with engravings of four skulls and crossbones with motto, European, 1820-80. Science Museum.
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