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Eleanor Hewitt, (1864-1924). A photo of Miss. Hewitt's horseback riding ensemble. Comprised of: "skirt, jodhpurs, and knee-high gaiters". Sporting costume during America's Gilded Age, c.1896 ~ {cwlyons}  ~ (Image/collection: The Cooper Hewitt Museum)

Riding Ensemble 1896 ~ mutton sleeve coat with large buttons and structured collar. Shaped waist coat with a high neck and 'kercheif. Thick skirt with matching spats.

Nellie Bly (1864-1922) Best known as an investigative journalist whose undercover stint inside a mental institution loosely inspired Sarah Paulson’s character on “American Horror Story: Asylum,” Nellie Bly was also one heck of a world traveler, although she didn’t exactly stick around long in the far-flung locales she visited. After all, she had a record to beat.

We’ve rounded up eight women of the and early centuries who broke with societal expectations to forge a path for their modern counterparts.

Nellie Bly (pseudonym of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane), American journalist, novelist and inventor, made a record-breaking trip around the world in less than 80 days, using steamships and existing railroad systems with only a small grip as luggage (1889)

Nellie Bly (pseudonym of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane), American journalist, novelist and inventor, made a record-breaking trip around the world in less than 80 days, using steamships and existing railroad systems with only a small grip as luggage

Blanket coat, c. 1880. © McCord Museum. Montreal Snowshoe Club coat used for snowshoeing, skating or tobogganing. McCord: "The ensemble include homespun breeches, a coat, a ceinture fléchée (arrowhead sash), a tuque, mittens, moccasins and snowshoes... The number of snowshoeing clubs grew quickly in the 19th century, and the most famous of all these clubs was no doubt the Montreal Snowshoe Club... in which mostly members of the English-speaking middle-class elite took part."

Blanket coat About This blanket coat was the main item in the outfit worn by women to go snowshoeing, skating or tobogganing.

1910

Maja Beskow, ca Courtesy of Västerbottens Museum, Sweden. Maja Beskow was a gifted draughtsman & a passionate amateur photographer. She taught Art and was the first female teacher at Umeå Högre Allmänna läroverk (Umeå Secondary School).

Спідниця "Колоски"

Спідниця "Колоски"