12 Victorian Wedding Dresses You Have To See!

From austere black dresses to trailing lace trains, there’s something about wedding photographs from the Victorian era that are always so beautiful. Is it that we see in them our great grandmothers? Or is it the rarity of photography from the era? Whatever the reason, we can’t seem to get enough of these Victorian wedding dresses!

Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

1850s bride. Via/ Flickr


Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

19th century bride. Via/ Flickr

Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

Bride and groom from 1901. Via/ Library of Congress



Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

Bride and groom from 1903. Via/ Library of Congress

    1901 bride and family. Via/ Library of Congress

1901 bride and family. Via/ Library of Congress

Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

1850s bride. Via/ Flickr

To be able to afford a photographer back then took a whole lot of money, but these Victorian brides and their families thought it was well worth it. These photographs are mementos from another age when the gowns were full of gorgeous details!

Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

Rutherford B. Hayes and his wife on their wedding day in 1852. Via/ Library of Congress

Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

Seated bride from 1878. Via/ Library of Congress



Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

Military wedding 1889. Via/ Library of Congress

Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

Bride and groom from 1901. Via/ Library of Congress

Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

Standing bride from 1872. Via/ Flickr

Victorian Bride Photographs Are So Beautiful

Standing bride from 1887. Via/ Flickr

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