If you are not lucky enough to have photographs, these resources will give you some idea of the fashions of the time.
Examples of fashion can also be seen on Victorian and Edwardian Photographers.
FTF Costume GalleryOne of the most interesting features of Family Tree Forum is the threads which include old photographs of members' ancestors. Photographs are often posted in an attempt to work out when they were taken in order to identify the subject. Several members are experts in this field, from military uniform and badges to women's necklines and hairstyles.
In August 2008, the Family Tree Forum Costume Gallery was launched following its suggestion by a member. Members are able to upload photographs which are in their possession.
Many contributors add biographical details of the subject of the photograph, others point out details of the fashion of the time. It is fascinating to browse through the pages which are constantly being updated, so it is well worth visiting regularly.
For medals, military and naval uniforms see .... Military and Maritime History
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