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    • The History Of Dubuque County, Iowa

    • Dubuque County (Iowa); History ; Biography
    • The History of Dubuque County, Iowa, Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns, & Biographical Sketches of Citizens, War Record of its Volunteers in the late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and...
    • Untitled address to farmers of Delaware County

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Fairs; Agricultural education
    • Box 3, Folder 1: A speech given by Welch to the "Farmers of Delaware County" who helped organize their county fair. Welch speaks of the importance of agricultural education and practical farming. He discusses the value of fairs, compares fairs to...
    • Afternoon Home Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Afternoon Home Dress, demonstrating the increasing importance of receiving visitors in the home. The dress has widening and ruffled shoulders with decoration at the end of the sleeve, the bodice is trimmed with decoration, and there is an emphasis...
    • Carriage Dreass and Dinner Party Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Carriage Dress and Dinner Party Dress, illustrating hemmed short and loose leg-of-mutton sleeves with widening shoulders overall, the waist emphasized by a belt (one with an animal design), lace shawls, geometric decoration towards the hem, gloves,...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two day dresses both with fitted jackets with lace trim, full skirts, and lace caps with flowers and ribbons. Left dress has jacket flairing out over the hips, a lace collar and chemise, and pagoda sleeves with lace trim. Right dress has a matching...
    • Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Dress, illustrating a ribbon capelet, shirred ribbons on the bodice, a narrow waist emphasized by ribbons, double decker sleeves (with decoration on the wrists), an increased focus on the back design, and the emphasis of decoration on the lower hem...
    • Dresses for woman and girl

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Dresses for woman and girl, demonstrating decoration on the bodice with ribbon and a ruffled collar, a narrow waist emphasized by ribbon, puffed and decorated sleeves, the emphasis of decoration on the lower hem, and the use of headwear decorated...
    • Elaborate plaid cape

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Elaborate plaid cape, illustrating the use of ribbon and geometric decoration, and increasingly elaborate hats, utilizing feathers and ribbon (published for Modes de Paris)
    • Evening Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening Dress, illustrating widening shoulders with a decorated bodice, descending waistline marked by ribbon or cummerbund, the emphasis of decoration on the lower hem, with gloves and purse (published for La Belle Assemblee)
    • Evening Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening Dress, illustrating leg-of-mutton sleeves and widening shoulders overall, the waist emphasized by a belt, lace shawls, geometric decoration towards the hem, and hats decorated with plaid ribbons, feathers, and lace (published for Modes de...
    • Evening Dress and Dinner Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening Dress and Dinner Dress, demonstrating widened shoulders and lower necklines, with a sheer shirred bodice and decorative suspender overlay of fabric. Sleeves are puffed leg-of-mutton, somewhat see-through and sheer and cuffed wrists. The...
    • Evening Dress and Full Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening Dress and Full Dress. The Evening Dress is displayed from the back and demonstrates a low neckline trimmed with lace, an overlay decorated with lace and tassels, a continuing emphasis on the waist with a piped belt, and a full skirt. The...
    • Evening dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two evening dresses and two outdoor outfits all with enormous hoop skirts. The evening dresses in center have heavily trimmed bodices with wide necklines edged in lace, short sleeves, and simple skirts with decoration around the bottom. The left...
    • Evening Theater or Opera Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening Theater or Opera Dress, illustrating ornate and ruffled off the shoulder bodied, empire belted waist, short cap sleeves, and a ruffled hem. A turban hat with feathers and hanging decoration and gloves.
    • French Dinner Party Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • French Dinner Party Dress, showing the high waist, bonnet framing the face, the emphasis of decoration on the lower hem, and the 2 part sleeve (marmeluke/leg-of-mutton) (published for La Belle Assemblee)
    • French lady's and gentleman's dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • French lady's and gentleman's dress, demonstrating the widening shoulder and bodice overlay of ruffles and bows, an accent on the waist with beading and lower hem decoration. The hat reflects Russian and Turkish influences and is in the shape of a...

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