Woman's aesthetic or reform dress and bodice in wool with a ribbed weave, Great Britain, 1892-1895. The dress is a pinafore style, worn over a matching chocolate-brown silk satin bodice with a high braided gilt collar. Photos © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Mrs Herbert Roberts, Lady Clwyd, is seen wearing the dress, which was probably from her trousseau, in George Clausen's 1894 portrait, now located at Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool (photo via BBC Your Paintings).

Woman's aesthetic or reform dress and bodice in wool with a ribbed weave, Great Britain,

Natural History Museum // South Kensington // London // UK

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Natural History Museum, London, England photo via alien ---Beatrix used to visit here to sketch some of the displays.

London Natural History Museum. Photo by Katie_Pollitt

Natural History Museum London Inspiring inside out; seeing the museum from outside for the first time stays with you forever. Learning about all aspects of nature makes you appreciate life itself.

Above: Winifred Anna, Duchess of Portland as Duchess of Savoy, by Alice Hughes, photogravure by Walker & Boutall, 1897. © National Portrait Gallery, London. Below: Fancy dress costume consisting of embroidered silver satin dress and lace ruff, "Duchess of Savoia," England, early 1897. Worn by the Duchess of Portland as "Duchess of Savoia" to the Duchess of Devonshire's Fancy Dress Ball, July 2, 1897. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.

Above: Winifred Anna, Duchess of Portland as Duchess of Savoy, by Alice Hughes, photogravure by Walker

Natural History Museum, London gosh this place was huge! beautiful ... but massive lol

Natural History Museum, London gosh this place was huge! but massive lol. Was here in went on a school trip with my 7 year old son, he loves it, we try to go whenever we can😊.

Impressive entrance hall to the Natural History Museum in London.

Entrance Hall to the Natural History Museum, London. Romanesque Revival but with modern materials and structures such as terracotta and striking steel ribs to the roof. All decorated with natural imagery. Such beautiful architecture!

this is the best place to learn about everything past in the most interesting way time flies as you go through rooms filled with objects from civilizations all over the world.

London Culture Vultures

The British museum. this is the best place to learn about everything past in the most interesting way time flies as you go through rooms filled with objects from civilizations all over the world.

One of the world's most-visited museums, #London's National Gallery offers free entry to its wealth of Western European paintings. Photo courtesy of brianthio on Instagram.

World's Most-Visited Museums

National Gallery in London: One of the world's most-visited museums housed in the heart of Trafalgar, London's National Gallery offers free entry to its wealth of Western European paintings.

☆ Viking Jewelry currently on display at the National Museum of Scotland ☆

possiblythreefourthspeahen: “ Viking jewelry, currently on display at the National Museum of Scotland.

Whether you’re looking for history, art, music, food, or children’s activities, these 12 suggestions will round out any visit to London.

Top 12 Free Things to Do in London

Smithsonian Natural History Museum  in the 1970s

Feather identification expert Roxie Laybourne, amidst a portion of NMNH's bird collection. Photo by Chip Clark. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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