The Costumer's Manifesto: 19th Century Costume and Accessories at theMuseum of London 2002 UK Trek with the meeting of Manifesto Fans
I (Tara Maginnis) and my shop head-sidekick Lorraine Pettit have just returned from our trip to The UK and other locations (San Francisco and Las Vegas). During our trip we met up with a bunch of folks who have heard of us through the Manifesto and did assorted activities with them. Here we will share our trip photos and some of what we learned and saw.
19th Century Costume and Accessories at the Museum of London
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Theatrical costume cape
Portable Flush Commode, c. 1820
Victorian Mourning Jewelry of carved Jet
Other Victorian Mourning Jewelry, including a necklace made of hair.
Henry Irving's shoes for playing King Lear, 1892
Ellen Terry's costume for playing ?
A combination corset-flying harness for an Aerialist, 1890's
Muslin summer dress, c. 1864 (With reproduction sash, petticoat and camisole)
Cotton summer dress consisting of jacket, skirt and overskirt 1876-8
Reception Dress, by C. Applin, 10 Cork St. London, 1877-9
Day Dress consisting of a bodice and skirt, by James Schoolbred & Co., Tottenham Court Road, London, 1884-6
Wool Mantle, c. 1888
1999 UK Costume Tour Images (V&A, Musee de la Mode, etc)
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