Another dress seen at the exhibit “Well Dressed in Victorian Albany.” This is a grey blue visiting dress made by the House of Worth. It consists of silk faille trimmed with steel beads and is from around 1873. From the collection at the Albany Institute of History and Art, and main photograph by Michael Fredericks.
The man above: American or European? I think many of us would automatically answer European. The stereotypical of a European man is well-dressed and well-groomed, after all, and often with a great taste in shoes. Frank makes an interesting