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January 19, 2012 / stephaniepomfrett

A grand old dame

This lady looks like she is modelling herself on Queen Victoria- and look at that tiny waist! Corsets had a lot to answer for!
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  1. Howard / Jan 19 2012 9:26 pm

    that does not look like a comfortable dress. Smashing picture!

  2. Kristin / Jan 20 2012 4:59 am

    She has such an expression. I'm sure glad I missed the corset years!!

  3. Lillian & Audrey / Jan 20 2012 6:36 am

    I think she is showing off – that she has the wealth to afford a satin dress (probably a silk satin) with loads of trim – a cap that is a confection of velvet & lace and all that heavy jewelry. AND she was educated – she can read!

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