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The ‘photography’ costume from this October 1866 Godey’s plate may be my favorite century fancy dress costume.

Make A Fox Mask | Fantastic Mr Fox Dress Up | Book Week | Dress Ups | Kids Activities and Games

Make A Fox Mask

This easy dress-up idea and fox mask with FREE printable will transform your child into Fantastic Mr Fox for Book Week or dress-up days.

Vintage Image - Circus Elephant - The Graphics Fairy

Vintage Image - Circus Elephant

Bring a pop of whimsical style to your sofa or favorite reading nook with this charming burlap pillow, featuring a circus elephant detail against a blue star background.

Vivien Leigh as Emma Hamilton in That Hamilton Woman, 1941

Vivien Leigh as Emma Hamilton in That Hamilton Woman, Free paper dolls at Arielle Gabriel's The International Papef Doll Society and The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel the huge China travel site by Arielle Gabriel *

| Jules Helleu | The subject of the costume is not obvious, but it might represent a certain historical period. Victorian fancy dress costumes were often very inventive and conceptual, relying upon subtle and not-so-subtle visual clues and devices to indicate their meaning.

Design for a fancy-dress costume

fancy ephemera and paper dolls (literary heroines, hollywood, movie stars, victorian ladies)

Victorian fashion paper dolls, Hollywood costume and classic movie star paper dolls by Brenda Sneathen Mattox. Links to many other paper doll artists.