Hrm, thank you both--I'll check those ideas, but I suspect that school photos won't show traveling clothing. Also, since the late 1880s is Not My Period, I probably _won't_ be able to properly extrapolate what the back would look like! :) The group setting doesn't really matter, but I'll still follow up on those. Thanks!
-E House On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 2:37 AM, michaela de bruce < michaela.de.br...@gmail.com> wrote: > I know I have a number of group photos from the 1880s, but they are > obviously dressed for the photos. > http://store.doverpublications.com/0486265331.html I think may be one of > the books, the other was a huge tome, green cover, just trying to remember > the name. > > https://books.google.co.nz/books/about/Dressed_for_the_Photographer.html?id=8vkzLIrwUXYC&redir_esc=y > > > Oh, http://collection.mccord.mcgill.ca/scripts/advanced_search.php?Lang=1 > has a lot, a lot of photos of the era here. And includes groups :) > > > > Okay, I have an overly specific search challenge/request for the list! > I'm > > looking for illustrations (of any sort, as long as they're primary or > > really > > really accurate secondary sources) of what upper middle class girls of 9, > > 15, and 19 years old would wear in the summer of 1887 as they're > boarding a > > train for a ride across the US. To be even MORE specific (and this and > the > > train aspect are where I've had trouble with my own searches so far) I'm > > looking for rear, side, and 3/4 rear views. The 1880s is decidedly not > my > > period--can anyone help me? > > > > (This is for a book cover illustration, and okay, period accuracy isn't > > strictly speaking a requirement, because maybe .05% of readers would > catch > > any mistakes, but darn it, _I'd_ know! You know?) > > > > > -- > http://arrayedindreams.com > https://instagram.com/i.chimaera/ > https://www.facebook.com/mdb.i.chimaera > _______________________________________________ > h-costume mailing list > email@example.com > http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume > _______________________________________________ h-costume mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume