Drayton Hall. Located on the Ashley River near Charleston South Carolina

Drayton Hall Plantation, Charleston, SC it's a shame they don't allow photo shoots on the grounds anymore BC I did my bridal portraits here and they were beautiful

A colonial woman at her desk

Lydia writing her mother a letter, telling her about the horrific abuse inflicted upon her by her new husband

American Duchess:Historical Costuming: The Many Types of Late 18th Century Gowns | Historical Costuming and sewing of Rococo 18th century clothing, 16th century through 20th century, by designer Lauren Reeser

Green silk damask round gown, 1775 Date: ca. 1775 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. cm) Heel to Toe (b, c): 7 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1994 Accession Number:

Drayton Hall in Charleston, SC (circa 1738)  is the oldest preserved plantation open to the public in America.

draytonhall: Drayton Hall’s Withdrawing Room, circa 1738 The mantel was stolen in the late today the original brick masonry remains exposed. Drayton Hall is located in Charleston, SC and is the oldest preserved plantation open to the public in America.

What Could Be Prettier? A Sprigged Gown | At the Sign of the Golden Scissors

An embroidered lawn robe l'Anglaise, circa delicately embroidered in chain stitch with stripes and sprigs of pinks, convolvulus, dog roses, honeysuckle

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