Costume, Dress and Fashion

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Victorian illustration to download showing the ceremonial presentation of new colours (flags) to a Scottish regiment. Kilted soldiers hold the…

Victorian illustration to download showing an 18th-century scene: dancers at a Christmas ball pause under the mistletoe.

Victorian illustration to download showing a group of well-dressed men and women watching and cheering from the top of their…

Victorian illustration to download showing a shooting party sheltering from a rainstorm in a shepherd’s cottage in the Highlands of…

Victorian illustration to download showing a barrister reading from papers in court.

Victorian illustration to download showing a group of Chelsea Pensioners in their dormitory at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, gathering round…

Victorian illustration to download showing a troop of artillery soldiers on an army exercise. Horses draw a large cannon.

Victorian illustration to download showing an army artillery bugler sounding ‘boots and saddles’, the call for men to get themselves…

Victorian illustration to download showing a young shepherd and his sheepdog searching for his sheep in the snow.

Victorian illustration to download showing a young shepherd singing as he watches over his flock of sheep.

Victorian illustration to download showing two soldiers of the Royal Engineers in an observatory high above the ground making observations…

Victorian illustration to download showing workers in the milling room of a pottery factory, 1843. Ingredients for the clay used…

Victorian illustration to download showing workers in a hat factory making beaver hats, 1841. They stand round a boiler felting…

Victorian illustration to download showing a young man in sailor’s uniform in a prison cell. He

Victorian illustration showing policemen of the Metropolitan Police learning cutlass drill at Wellington Barracks. Formed in two long lines, they…

Victorian illustration showing a young woman and a village postman. She is watching him going through his bundle, hoping for…

Victorian illustration to download showing two men in a Chinese opium den; one drowses while the other lights his pipe.

Victorian illustration showing morris dancers performing in front of a village inn. The landlady brings out a jug of ale…

Victorian illustration of harvest time. Men using pitchforks load the sheaves on a horse-drawn wagon.

Victorian illustration showing a dramatic picture of a man demonstrating fireproof clothing. He emerges unharmed from a blazing building wearing…

Victorian illustration showing a scene typical of British India, early morning breakfast or chota hazri. Two men lounge on a…

Victorian illustration showing a sailor getting an electric shock from a machine in a science museum. A crowd look on…

Victorian illustration showing a ballerina wearing a full, short dress dancing on stage with her partner.

Victorian illustration showing hop pickers at work in a hop field. Men gather the hop poles, women pick the hops.

Victorian illustration showing two monks. One plays a harpsichord, the other sings, following the music from a large illuminated book.