CHS Exhibit Reflects Queen Victoria’s Influence On Fashion

August 22, 2017 · CHS in the News

Susan Dunne of the Hartford Courant visits CHS for the for Victorian Fashion exhibit.




An exhibit now up at Connecticut Historical Society examines the influence of Victoria on fashions in the United States. The exhibit features dresses, hats, fans, shoes and accessories from the society’s collections, ranging from 1840, when Victoria got married, to around 1901, when she died.

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