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There were more outdoor social activities from the mid-19th century. A fete or picnic required pretty, semi-formal half dress in light summer materials.

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'The Fashions'. Summer toilet, July 1861, by Laurent François Guerdet, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D47990

'The Fashions'. Summer toilet, July 1861

by Laurent François Guerdet, 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 July 1861
NPG D47990