The Impossible Ideal:
Victorian Fashion and Femininity

September 21 – December 14, 2018

House to Home
September 21 – December 14, 2018

New England Gallery
Fall 2018



Image Details shown on this page:

TOP LEFT: Lamp, ca. 1850. Brass. Nepal. Gift of Henry LeGrand Cannon 1898.1.344

TOP RIGHT: Dress worn by Ellen Miller Johnson, Class of 1878, for her graduation from UVM, 1878. Blue changeable silk with mother-of-pearl buttons and white net. Gift of L. Douglas Meredith 1960.2

BOTTOM: Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon (1830-1906) Hay Fields, Stowe, Vermont, 1866. Oil on canvas, Collection of J. Brooks Buxton ’56, Promised Gift