According to “The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette,” the first rule of guidance for the 1860s Victorian gentleman in matters of clothing is, "Let the dress suit the occasion." It is advised that it is just as absurd for a man to go into the street in the morning with his dress coat, white kid gloves, and dancing boots, as it is for a lady to promenade the fashionable streets in full evening dress.
Bête de mode vers 1895
Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force.
STREET LIFE IN LONDON, 1876
London in the 1920's . A Breton onion seller \\ Onion Johnnies are Breton farmers and agricultural labourers on bicycles who sell distinctive pink onions door to door in Great Britain. The golden age was during the 1920s; in 1929 nearly 1,400 Johnnies imported over 9,000 tonnes of onions to the UK.
The bizarreness of Sebastian Horsley: dandy.
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Dapper chaps: Recruiting sergeants outside the Mitre & Dove, King Street, 1 - Evening Standard. 1877 London
Le poisson bon marché de Saint-Giles, Londres, autour de 1877