victorian-halloween

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1. Lost my source (sorry!)  1862 Costume Ball. Photographer: Joseph Albert (Don’t know who originally found the source but cheers!)

2. Portrait of two ladies at Märchenball von “Jung-München” (one of the three great art societies in Munich) in costume. Photographed by Franz Hanfstaengl. c. 1862

3. Portrait of participant of the Märchenball von “Jung-München” (one of the three great art societies in Munich) in costume. Photographed by Franz Hanfstaengl. c. 1862

4.  Anna Pavlova Dressed in costume for The fairy doll - photograph by Matzene Studio - c. possibly 1916

SOURCE: Uploaded to Flickr by “plaisanter~”

"Small black and white illustrations, which I enlarged, from a book called: Magic No Mystery; Conjuring Tricks with Cards, Balls, and Dice, Magic Writing, Performing Animals, etc., etc.

Written by W.H. (William Henry) Cremer and published in 1876. Not in copyright.”