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Two or even three skirts of varying lengths and fabrics, common for summer and evening wear in the mid 1840s. Double skirts were also worn in the second half of the 1860s when they were often referred to as the upper and under skirts or dresses, and the upper skirt was generally looped up at the sides and later bunched out behind.

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Ball dresses, May 1838, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum - NPG D47739

Ball dresses, May 1838

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published May 1838
NPG D47739

Dinner and evening dress, December 1839, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum - NPG D47770

Dinner and evening dress, December 1839

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published December 1839
NPG D47770

'Evening and walking dresses', July 1844, published by George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47935

'Evening and walking dresses', July 1844

published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published July 1844
NPG D47935

'Ball and evening dresses', August 1844, published by George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47921

'Ball and evening dresses', August 1844

published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published August 1844
NPG D47921

'Morning visiting dress and demi-toilet', August 1844, published by George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47924

'Morning visiting dress and demi-toilet', August 1844

published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published August 1844
NPG D47924

'Public promenade and bridal dresses', May 1844, published by George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47941

'Public promenade and bridal dresses', May 1844

published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published May 1844
NPG D47941

'Evening dresses', September 1845, published by George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47962

'Evening dresses', September 1845

published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published September 1845
NPG D47962

'Carriage and evening dresses', March 1845, by Davey, published by  George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47958

'Carriage and evening dresses', March 1845

by Davey, published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published March 1845
NPG D47958

'Ball dresses', March 1845, by Davey, published by  George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47961

'Ball dresses', March 1845

by Davey, published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published March 1845
NPG D47961

Ball dress and evening dress, February 1847, by Sangar, published by  Elizabeth Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47970

Ball dress and evening dress, February 1847

by Sangar, published by Elizabeth Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published February 1847
NPG D47970

Ball and evening dresses, March 1847, by Sangar, published by  Elizabeth Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47966

Ball and evening dresses, March 1847

by Sangar, published by Elizabeth Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published March 1847
NPG D47966

Evening and ball dresses, April 1847, published by Elizabeth Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47976

Evening and ball dresses, April 1847

published by Elizabeth Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published April 1847
NPG D47976

Public promenade and bridal dresses, May 1847, published by Elizabeth Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47975

Public promenade and bridal dresses, May 1847

published by Elizabeth Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published May 1847
NPG D47975

Evening and walking dress, June 1860, published by Rogerson & Tuxford, published in  The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, after  Héloise Leloir (née Colin) - NPG D47984

Evening and walking dress, June 1860

published by Rogerson & Tuxford, published in The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, after Héloise Leloir (née Colin)
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published June 1860
NPG D47984

'The Fashions'. Ball dress, March 1863, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode - NPG D48002

'The Fashions'. Ball dress, March 1863

published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in Le Moniteur de la Mode
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published March 1863
NPG D48002

'The Fashions', July 1863, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode - NPG D48005

'The Fashions', July 1863

published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in Le Moniteur de la Mode
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published July 1863
NPG D48005

'The Fashions', September 1867. Indoor dress, walking toilet and costume for a little girl from eight to nine years of age, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D48028

'The Fashions', September 1867. Indoor dress, walking toilet and costume for a little girl from eight to nine years of age

published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in Le Moniteur de la Mode, after Jules David
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published September 1867
NPG D48028

Carriage and visiting dresses, 1869, by A. Carrache, published in  Les Modes Parisiennes, after  François-Claudius Compte-Calix - NPG D48036

Carriage and visiting dresses, 1869

by A. Carrache, published in Les Modes Parisiennes, after François-Claudius Compte-Calix
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, 1869
NPG D48036

Visiting dress, 1869, by A. Carrache, published in  Les Modes Parisiennes, after  François-Claudius Compte-Calix - NPG D48039

Visiting dress, 1869

by A. Carrache, published in Les Modes Parisiennes, after François-Claudius Compte-Calix
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, 1869
NPG D48039

Ball and evening dresses, 1869, probably published in The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, after  Héloise Leloir (née Colin) - NPG D48041

Ball and evening dresses, 1869

probably published in The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, after Héloise Leloir (née Colin)
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, probably published January 1869
NPG D48041