UKtour p16 The Museum of London: 19th & 20th Century LondonPage 16; 1999 UK/Paris Costume Tour Pictures
Day 4 The Museum of London: 19th & 20th Century London
Dresses worn by Princess Charlotte, Daughter of George IV in the Early 19th Century
Women's Underwear of the 19th Century
Dress c.1910 & Votes for Women Baldric
c.1926 Costumes for Ballets Russes production of The Sleeping Beauty, designs by Leon Bakst
Current fashions of the 1990's
"Bette's Russian Crown, 1978 This headpiece was made by Francis Wilson and worn by the legendary Bette Bourne in the Bloolips' production Lust in Space at the Jackson Lane Theatre, Highgate, before touring Europe and America. The Elaborate crown epitomizes the drag ethos of making something fabulous out of nothing ('needs must!' Betti) Kindly loaned by Betti Bourne."
Then on to Portobello Road
after Lunch where we find a huge concentration of Antique and Vintage Clothing & Textile stores.
Shopping at THE ANTIQUE CLOTHING SHOP (at #282 "Specialising in Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s to 1950s costume and accessories for women") a wonderful vintage clothing store at the far end of Portobello Road where the Ethnic Street Fair is held on Saturdays.
Evening at the Almeida Theatre seeing Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth I inElizabeth) in David Hare's Plenty.
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