Thanks to the Two Nerdy History Girls blog, I discovered some wonderful 19th century images called Historical Indulgences. If you click on any of the images, they will take you to additional information about the photo. There are more than 100 images, so you need to give the page time to load.

Wedding corset of Susanna Brodhead, 1834

Since I am giving a talk this week on the history of corsets, I’m also including some wonderful images of a 19th century corset from the collection of Historic Huguenot Street. These photos were taken by Ashley Hurlburt, curatorial assistant at HHS.

If you are interested in corsets, you can also view several from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts