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Location (city or country, US or abroad) and income level can also impact a woman’s style choices.By combining various modes of research, however, you should be able to discover the essence of the era — and your family’s place within it.If I needed more data points, other style cues I could research would be the fit of the dresses, the hairstyles, and their jewelry.While all the clues you gather from appearance can be very helpful, they’re not always precise.
Despite the womens’ different cultural backgrounds and individual tastes in fashion, the similar type of high, standing collars suggest that they’re on the earlier end of that time frame, most likely the mid-1880s.
These books may be found in the Marcus Research Library.
Details and photographic reproduction fees The Marcus Resarch Library is open Tuesday through Saturday from Noon until 4 PM.
Fashion Columbia Study Collection Columbia College in Chicago has a great collection of women’s clothing which document historic styles, revival fashions and period details of what was in vogue during the 20th century.
Victoria and Albert Museum The London’s museum’s helpful section on dating clothes and photographs uses items from the V&A’s collection to illustrate the dominant trends of the decades between 18, and is helpful even when investigating photos taken outside Great Britain.
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