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Top: Mme. Moitessier by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1856

Middle Left: Evening dress ca. 1860, from the Kent State University Museum

Middle Right: Evening dress worn by Queen Victoria, 1855, from the Royal Collection via gogmsite

Bottom Left: Evening dress ca. 1850, from the Charleston Museum on Flickr

Bottom Right: Evening dress ca. 1855, from the Kyoto Costume Institute