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A Year in Fashion: 1877

Victorian Bustle Era
Table of Contents

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1877 Etiquette Book: The Ladiesí and Gentlemenís Etiquette: A Complete Manual of the Manners and Dress of American Society: View the extensive index for the book.

Victorian Bustle Era Slideshows: Photos of actual garments.

MONTHLY PUBLICATIONS:

  OCTOBER 1877

 Articles: Ladies' Fashion Trends

  Dresses
  Dress Fabrics
  Outerwear

 Images: Children's Fashions:
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 Images: Ladies' Bodices and Dresses:
   Subscribers click on this image for a New Style Fall Sacque enlargementSubscribers click on this image for  a New Style Fall Sacque enlargementSubscribers click on this image for  a Ladies' Walking Dress enlargementSubscribers click on this image for  a Ladies' Dinner or Evening Dress enlargement

 Images: Ladies' Hats and Bonnets:
   Subscribers click on this image for the toque hat enlargementSubscribers click on image for the grey hat front and back view enlargementSubscribers click on image for the white straw hat enlargementSubscribers click on image for the mourning bonnet enlargementSubscribers click on image for the hat with plumes enlargement

 Images: Ladies: Velasquez Collar and Cuffs
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Website Bibliographical Information:

Duffy, Mrs. E.B., "The Ladiesí and Gentlemenís Etiquette: A Complete Manual of the Manners and Dress of American Society," Philadelphia, PA: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1877.

Peterson's Magazine, Oct. 1877, Vol. LXXII, No. 4.

Looking for more places to research???

 Library: 1870s Fashion History (second shelf)

Costume Slideshows (lots of bustle era photos of fashions)

 Costume Classroom

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