Invasion by Russia used to be an experience in sartorial aesthetics.
Military uniforms of the Russian emperor, from Le Petite Journal (1890s).
Surrendering to ennui, Franklin thought he should have been a pair of rolled trousers strolling down certain half-deserted streets.
Illustration by A.L. Clement for Living Lights: A Popular Account of Phosphorescent Animals and Vegetables by Charles Frederick Holder, 1887.
Like that perfect moment in a perfect dream just before you realize that you left the house without putting any clothes on.
Illustration by Albert Weisgerber for Jugend magazine, 1905.