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Sketches of Hair and Hat Fashion History From 1840-1870

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Sketches of Victorian Hair Fashion History from 1840-1870

Hairstyles and headwear fashions like dress fashions often change gradually, moving slowly from one line to another. These are some drawings of hair, bonnet and hat styles between the early and mid Victorian fashion era 1844-1870.

Pictures of Victorian hairstyles -  Fashion history.

Early Victorian Hair Fashion History - 1844, 1845, 1854 and 1855

Pictures of Victorian and civil war hairstyles fashion history.

Mid Victorian and Civil War Hair Styles - 1858, 1860, 1862 and 1870

Pictures of Victorian hats and bonnets.  Fashion history.

Early Victorian Bonnets 1844, 1845, 1850 and 1858

Pictures of early Victorian hats and bonnets.  Fashion history.

Victorian Bonnets - 1858, 1860, 1862 and 1866



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