women holding books in Kensington on July 4th 1906..wonderful images by the late amateur photographer Edward Linley Sambourne, Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2173872/Edwardian-street-style-Astonishing-amateur-images-capture-fashion-women-London-Paris-century-ago.html#ixzz2bx4QVmxi Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
EN IKKE-SAND NETHISTORIE: One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late 1880's was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel.
1890 Woman's Corset and Shoulder Braces,Black and off-white cotton sateen, brown cotton lace, brown cotton twill, yellow silk thread, black and brown cotton/elastic. Probably Made by Williamson Corset and Brace Co., Saint Louis. Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA.
1900-1906 - The Pompadour was a hangover from the Victorian era. This hairstyle was popular from the 1890s and is seen in the "Gibson girl" illustrations of the time. The style spilled over into the first years of the 20th century when large elaborately trimmed "Picture" hats continued to be worn. Women adopted the simpler Low Pompadour hairstyle for daily wear....
27 Excellent Victorian Steampunk Costumes For Women To Inspire You