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"Victoria" is a portrait of Victoria Woodhull, who ran for President of the United States in the 1870's. She published and edited a news paper and was a stock broker on Wall Street, quite extraordinary for a woman of her time.
Under Victoria's 1870's style two piece silk dress is a petticoat, and as pictured, a chemise, drawers, corset and a bustle. She wears patterned stockings and laced boots.
To read more visit these sites.
Victoria Woodhull,(TM)the Spirit to Run the White House
Legal Contender: Victoria C. Woodhull
The History Channel, Victoria Woodhull
Victoria Woodhull - Martin Papers
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