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Civil War Harper's Weekly, July 30, 1864

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JULY 30, 1864.]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

493

THE GREAT FIRE IN BROOKLYN, JULY 15, 1864.--[SEE FIRST PAGE.]

PARIS FASHIONS FOR JULY.

THE caprices of the Paris fashions are becoming more and more eccentric, and there has been such a

succession of cosmopolitan innovations, from English jockey-caps to Russian boots, that the present summer attire is any thing but Parisian. These liberties place elderly ladies in the dilemma of either

following fashions not suitable to their years, or of subjecting themselves to ridicule by the opposite course. The bonnet is especially eccentric. The Parisiennes seem to be suited with the slightest

covering for the head. In dresses silks of light color, Chambery gauzes, and double bareges are still in vogue, especially for the costumes of a singe color now so much patronized. Bottines are now fre- (Next Page)

PARIS FASHIONS FOR JULY, 1864.

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