Historical information

This is an early stereoview by George Rose. The women in the picture wears 'Rational Dress', which referes to a dress reform during the late Victorian era. THe reform was particulally realted to womens undergarments which were modified to be more comfortable and less restrictive.

Physical description

Stereographic photo - Rational Dress Picnic, Fernshaw, VIC., Watts River

Inscriptions & markings

Printed in brown along left edge : Rose's Stereoscopic Views,- / Australian Seriies.
Printed in brown along right edge: Sold only by George Rose, - / Publisher, Windsor, Melbourne.
Printed underneith image: 743, Rational Dress Picnic, Fernshaw, VIC, Watts River