Images that inspired my current wip The Folly at Falconbridge Hall
I have described some beautiful gowns in The Folly at Falconbridge Hall a Victorian mystery/romance set in 1894. Here are two that Vanessa Ashley wears from V & A's Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail.
The folly or summer house by the lake:
The Victorian House:
Blurb: When Vanessa Ashley comes to Falconbridge Hall as a governess, she needs far more than her skills at instruction. Beneath the ordered life lies a mystery, and an unscrupulous murderer lurks who will stop at nothing to gain that which they most desire.