Artistic Dress

Transgressive Fashion in the Victorian Era

Remembering Elizabeth Siddal

Yesterday marked the 150th anniversary of the death of Elizabeth Siddal, artist, poet, and wife of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. To honour this, events were held at the gorgeous Highgate Cemetary … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Private View… of Aesthetic Dress

One of my favourite Victorian paintings is a bit of a standalone in that it is not made by one of my favourite painters. Don’t get me wrong, Frith is … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

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'Mrs Luke Ionides' by William Blake Richmond, London, 1882. Oil on canvas. Collection of the V&A, Museum no. E.1062-2003. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund and the Friends of the V&A.

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