I love love this one - the layering, the hint of the C with the cravat, the off centre apron, the knife accessory. This is the strongest indication so far - mix this with a bit of circus and we've got it I think
french butchers (prob at Le Halle) having breakfast
A milkman delivering bottles of milk during his morning round. The sight and sound most people woke up to in the UK for generations now in danger of vanishing completely due to householders buying their milk and bread in blimin supermarkets.
This is kind of important to note Edwardian Dress Timeline. The silhouette moved gradually along a decreasing s-curve from 1901 to the Empire line by