Black Victorian woman.

vintage everyday: 51 Charming Vintage Portrait Photos of American-African Young Girls from between the and

The Hat Lady | 1890s— Full length portrait of an African American woman with her pet dog.

A beautiful African-American woman and her American Staffordshire terrier are not identified on the real photo post card that dates from

The origin of the term "dreadlocks":

Ethiopian Freedom Fighters "Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the Lord. Have not I brought up Israel out of land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Captor, and the Syrians from Kir?

Black Victoriana -

Tintype of James Weldon Johnson’s mother and sister: Helen Louise Johnson and Agnes Marion Edwards, 1870 *reckless driving*

The six young women in this posed portrait are identified as "The Haymakers". July 22, 1910.

"The Haymakers". July At that time, middle-class Black women who were supported by their husbands and did not have to work were very socially and politically active, whether fighting for civil rights or organizing to keep their community together.

36 More Stunning Photos of Black Women in the Victorian Era

36 More Stunning Photos of Black Women in the Victorian Era

beesmygod: “ ithelpstodream: “ Photos of women of color from the Victorian era are hard to come by.

vintagesusie & wings: A Vintage Mother's Day Wish

Inspiration for Rosemary Watts (and Priscilla) +~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Mother and Daughter in layers of lace.

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My version of a Victorian fashion timeline. It may not be correct but I think I got the basic dress shapes right. I also realize that the Victorian. Regnault  Paris

Alice Regnault was admired by Kenard Conley./// French theater star - and famed beauty - Alice Regnault, Paris ca.