Homosexual love of the Victorian era

The legalization of same-sex marriage, which has now become an urgent matter in many countries and has caused mixed reactions in society, isn’t a new contemplation that has arisen in the 21st century. In our post we have collected old photographs of the ladies who didn’t hide their warm and “not just friendly” feelings and or relations.

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Theatre actress Charlotte Kashmen (left) and journalist, actress Matilda Hays (right), with whom she had lived with for more than 10 years, shocked society more with the same dresses than the fact that they carried on a relationship, 1850

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

The members of the feminist women’s club «The Darned Club»: Alice Austen (left), Trude Eccleston, Julia Marsh and Sue Ripley.

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Homosexual couple in 1890.

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Two African-American women, 1899.

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Scholarship holders (Girles) from White River, Vermont

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Photo from the collection of the Museum Powerhouse. A young couple in the 1900’s are sitting in the garden

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Photo of the 1900’s

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Anna Moore and Elsie Dale in 1900.

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Actress Lily Alice and Adrien Agard, 1907

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Truthful feelings of a pair in early 20th century

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

The couple didn’t hide their relationship.

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Sincere feelings by girls

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Isabella Grace and Elizabeth Florence on the balcony, London, 1862

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Students at the Massachusetts Women’s College Mount Holyoke: Kitty Eli (left), a graduate of 1887 Helen Emory a graduate of 1889

Homosexual love of the Victorian era

Mary and her “friend” Ruth, 1910