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The Victorian Archive is a repository of scans, text and research based on the 19th and early 20th centuries. Scans are from my personal collection of 19th and 20th Century periodicals, photos, sewing patterns, books and documents.
Unless otherwise noted, the items are pre-1923 and, to the best of my knowledge, in the public domain. Feel free to download any of the images found here, but if you use them on your site, please provide a link back here.
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The Daily Victorian
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Illustration, instructions and pattern diagram for a Lady's basque design from the January 1857 issue of Godey's Ladies' Book