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From the 1820s and 30s, light, high-waisted frocks were replaced by more structured dresses with shorter, fuller skirts which followed women's fashions except in their length, and might also have shorter sleeves and lower necklines. Length graduated according to age, skirts reaching to just below the knee for a girl of 5 to 8, to just clearing the ankle at 12 or 13. The blouse and skirt, worn informally by women in the 1860s, was popular for girls from this time.

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Carriage and walking costume and children's dresses, June 1842, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47896

Carriage and walking costume and children's dresses, June 1842

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published June 1842
NPG D47896

Morning dress, published by Elizabeth Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47969

Morning dress

published by Elizabeth Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, circa 1846
NPG D47969

'The Fashions'. Walking dress, November 1861, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode - NPG D47992

'The Fashions'. Walking dress, November 1861

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 November 1861
NPG D47992

'The Fashions'. Walking dress, November 1861, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode - NPG D47993

'The Fashions'. Walking dress, November 1861

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 November 1861
NPG D47993

'The Fashions'. Ball dress and walking dress, December 1862, by Amédée Bodin, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D47999

'The Fashions'. Ball dress and walking dress, December 1862

by Amédée Bodin, 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 and line engraving, published December 1862
NPG D47999

'The Fashions'. Morning dress, ball dress and dress for a fancy-dress ball, February 1863, by Bonnard, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D48001

'The Fashions'. Morning dress, ball dress and dress for a fancy-dress ball, February 1863

by Bonnard, 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 and line engraving, published February 1863
NPG D48001

'The Fashions'. Home toilet and toilet de chambre, April 1863, by Louis Berlier, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Laure Noël (née Colin) - NPG D48003

'The Fashions'. Home toilet and toilet de chambre, April 1863

by Louis Berlier, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in Le Moniteur de la Mode, after Laure Noël (née Colin)
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published April 1863
NPG D48003

'The Fashions', June 1863, by Réville, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode - NPG D48004

'The Fashions', June 1863

by Réville, 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 June 1863
NPG D48004

'The Fashions', June 1864, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode - NPG D48008

'The Fashions', June 1864

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 June 1864
NPG D48008

'The Fashions', July 1864, by Rigolet, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode - NPG D48009

'The Fashions', July 1864

by Rigolet, 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 1864
NPG D48009

'The Fashions', July 1864, by Rigolet, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode - NPG D48010

'The Fashions', July 1864

by Rigolet, 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 1864
NPG D48010

'The Fashions', January 1867. Grand reception toilet, morning toilet and ball toilet for a little girl seven years old, by Paul Deferneville, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  E. Préval - NPG D48020

'The Fashions', January 1867. Grand reception toilet, morning toilet and ball toilet for a little girl seven years old

by Paul Deferneville, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in Le Moniteur de la Mode, after E. Préval
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published January 1867
NPG D48020

'The Fashions', January 1867. Ball toilet for a young lady, evening or dinner toilet and costume for a little girl seven years old, by Paul Deferneville, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D48021

'The Fashions', January 1867. Ball toilet for a young lady, evening or dinner toilet and costume for a little girl seven years old

by Paul Deferneville, 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 January 1867
NPG D48021

'The Fashions', May 1867. Visiting toilet, country toilet, costume for a little girl between six and seven years old and costume for a little boy between eight and nine years old, by Reville, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D48024

'The Fashions', May 1867. Visiting toilet, country toilet, costume for a little girl between six and seven years old and costume for a little boy between eight and nine years old

by Reville, 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 May 1867
NPG D48024

'The Fashions', August 1867. Visiting or walking toilet, indoor toilet for the country and costume for a little girl of seven to eight years old, by Eugène Gervais, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D48027

'The Fashions', August 1867. Visiting or walking toilet, indoor toilet for the country and costume for a little girl of seven to eight years old

by Eugène Gervais, 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 August 1867
NPG D48027

'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

'The Fashions', October 1867. Visiting toilet, bride's toilet and costume for a little girl from eight to nine years old, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D48029

'The Fashions', October 1867. Visiting toilet, bride's toilet and costume for a little girl from eight to nine years old

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 October 1867
NPG D48029

'The Fashions', November 1867. Visiting toilet, indoor toilet and costume for a little girl from eight to ten years old, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D48031

'The Fashions', November 1867. Visiting toilet, indoor toilet and costume for a little girl from eight to ten years old

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 November 1867
NPG D48031

'The Fashions', December 1867. Evening toilet, walking toilet and costume for a little girl of seven years old, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D48032

'The Fashions', December 1867. Evening toilet, walking toilet and costume for a little girl of seven years old

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 December 1867
NPG D48032

Afternoon dress, 1869, by A. Lacourière, published in  Les Modes Parisiennes, after  François-Claudius Compte-Calix - NPG D48040

Afternoon dress, 1869

by A. Lacourière, published in Les Modes Parisiennes, after François-Claudius Compte-Calix
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, 1869
NPG D48040