‘Aged Beauties’: an appreciation of the beauty of older women, as reported in 1874

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by Amy

Here’a a very interesting and aesthetic newspaper article from 1874, which celebrates famous women aged over 30.

Truly, even during the Victorian era, there was still life even after one had crossed the ‘turned 30′ and ‘the big 40′ demographic rubicons!

historical newspaper story about women over 30

Tamworth Herald – Saturday 19 December 1874

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000484/18741219/033/0003

historical newspaper story about women over 30
The Graphic – Saturday 20 January 1877

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000057/18770120/012/0012

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