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An excellent petti-vantage of re-enactors
enjoying a nineteenth century ball

Tendered by Misha
Photo by Draphsor


Bo Persson: "The photo is from the Victorian Dancing Week in Prague in 2005.
I know a few petticoat admirers here in Europe now; they all share my desire to find places where to meet women dressed in big skirts. See this site, which contains access to about about 91 photos of the occasion."





Kristi came up with this gal in a nicely put-together costume


See her here from a different perspective,
fully arrayed.





Here is a delightful Civil War reenactment wedding

Tessy doesn't think the gown was meant to be totally period-appropriate

From Kristi







Hoop skirt in the news with picture links (Remembrance in D.C. of two sailors who died on the iron-clad Monitor in the Civil War.)



'bosom buddies'

Just being flippant, you understand...

From Kristie







"Here is a link to a Polish costume site. The lady demonstrates 1860s stages of dress which may be of interest to corset and crinoline fans. Be sure to scroll down."

Krynolina 1862-1867




(above) Enlargeable

(above left) 1860



'Marie Antoinette Historic'
by Duchesse

From Crinolyn



Retro 'reenactment'

from Abby Rhodes      



Crinolyn points to these videos:

Cupcake dance!

1787 French court gown

Historical representations

Victorian re-enactress bustle shake

Re-enactress dancing in the sunshine in an 1860s dress



(above right) Gettysburg  - all enlargeable



Bo Persson:

"Has anyone ever heard of any young woman dressing or impersonating Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sissi)? I got to think of it today again when I found a photo session here of a young woman dressed as the Empress."




"Practice the Cancan"
by Animehorses

From David M.

Cancan?  Fairly inappropriate, but there it is!





BB Bloomer:

"Here is a lovely picture which I took with my own camera in the park of the Chateau de Versailles, a few days ago!  I would call it :  'A midsummer night's dream'.  I don't know this lady <sigh> who was probably attending a bal that night at the Orangerie of the castle!"




Victorian petticoat
and bustle

From 'Captain Marno'





"How to Sit in a
Victorian Bustle Dress"

Sent by Ray

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