A Mitcham lady of fashion
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.1868|
|Copyright 1||London Borough of Merton|
|Photographer / Origin of Photo||Tom Francis|
|Notes / History||This image shows a young woman wearing a crinoline (a stiff petticoat, designed to hold out a woman’s skirt) and what was known as a ‘pork-pie’ hat. This type of fashion was starting to diminish by the late 1870’s.
Behind the lady, the bridge at The Grove, Carshalton can be seen.