Queen Victoria held a Stuart-themed costume ball on 13 June 1851 and this issue of The Illustrated London News depicted some of the costumes.
The Ladies drew inspiration from much of the 1600s other than the end of the farthingale and ruff period early in the century. For an image of the event, look here, and for the dress Queen Victoria wore, here.
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Mar 12, 2010 3:15 PM
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