Historical Corsets

A tumblr collection of historical corsets, stays and other parts of historical underwear.

Duplex Corset, ca. 1885

Illustrated metamorphic trade card depicting two women standing outside of a bedroom, one peeping through the keyhole of the closed door. The open flap shows a woman, “Mrs. Brown,” attired in a corset and undergarments looking at her reflection in a mirror. 

(Source: Flickr / library-company-of-philadelphia)

  • 7 May 2013
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