Part alternative fashion lover, part art lover and part fangirl! Live in Townsville, Australia. Older than most tumblr users at all of 29 which just means I have been obsessing a few years longer. My obsessions have always been and will always be.
Woman in Black Taffeta Dress and Lace Shawl-Pre-Civil War
Women’s dress in to the Civil War, Women loved the idea of a tiny waist with yards of material in the skirt. The corset was being worn along with a metal hoop and crinoline to make the desired effect of a tiny waist with a huge skirt.
Albert Sands Southworth (American, West Fairlee, Vermont 1811–1894 Charlestown, Massachusetts)