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This gentleman looks absolutely ridiculous by today's standards. The color in his vest provides a more wild view of the fashion of the which we could use if the director wanted to use the interpretation of the preposterous.

George Alexander as Jack Worthing ('The Importance of Being Earnest'), from 'The Sketch' magazine, London, 1895.

George Alexander as Jack Worthing ('The Importance of Being Earnest'), from 'The Sketch' magazine, London,

'The Importance of Being Earnest': The first stage production, 1895

Irene Vanbrugh as Gwendolen Fairfax and George Alexander as Jack Worthing in the 1895 production of 'The Importance of Being Earnest', from The Sketch magazine, London, March 1895

hahahaha Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" is the best!!!

JACK: [Nervously] Miss Fairfax, ever since I met you I have admired you more than any girl…I have ever met since…I met you. GWENDOLEN: Yes, I am quite well aware of the fact.

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This image of a Victorian lady modelling an extravagant dress (referred to as a tea-gown in the magazine) is from the April 1895 issue of The Delineator.

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