1. Very cute girls’ ensembles from Ladies Treasury, October 1889.

    Very cute girls’ ensembles from Ladies Treasury, October 1889.

  2. A very smart little girl’s ensemble from Journal des Demoiselles, September 1889.

    A very smart little girl’s ensemble from Journal des Demoiselles, September 1889.

  3. The latest in children’s fashions from La Mode Illustrée, 1888.

    The latest in children’s fashions from La Mode Illustrée, 1888.

  4. The last few years of the 1880s saw the brief reintroduction of the bustle to girl’s fashion. This resulted in somewhat awkward shortened styles like the ones seen in this plate from Ladies Treasury, February 1887.

    The last few years of the 1880s saw the brief reintroduction of the bustle to girl’s fashion. This resulted in somewhat awkward shortened styles like the ones seen in this plate from Ladies Treasury, February 1887.

  5. Children’s red leather shoes made between 1885 and 1895.

    Children’s red leather shoes made between 1885 and 1895.

  6. An 1887 Emil Brack portrait of a girl in a velvet dress.

    An 1887 Emil Brack portrait of a girl in a velvet dress.

  7. A girl’s military-inspired cotton ensemble made between 1886 and 1888.

    A girl’s military-inspired cotton ensemble made between 1886 and 1888.

  8. A gorgeous girl’s French cut velvet dress made in 1886.

    A gorgeous girl’s French cut velvet dress made in 1886.

  9. A beautiful girl’s dress and coat ensemble made in France between 1885 and 1890.

    A beautiful girl’s dress and coat ensemble made in France between 1885 and 1890.

  10. A girl’s wool coat with lace trim from between 1885 and 1890.

    A girl’s wool coat with lace trim from between 1885 and 1890.