Models for Rita Wilhelm, president and founder of the Victorian Heritage Society of Colorado, displayed fancy clothing from the 1800s at the Old
Colorado City Historical Society's fourth annual Victorian Tea and Fashion Show April 30.
RIGHT: Model Renae Norholm reads from a card describing her 1860s-era teal and lavender print day gown during the Old Colorado City
Historical Society’s annual Victorian Tea and Fashion Show at the History Center April 30. BELOW: Kelli Hendron in an 1860s teal velvet with
black lace ball gown. Wilhelm is a historic reproductions specialist formerly in Colorado Springs (now Canon City) who makes the clothes herself.
The event, a society fund raiser, had an “excellent turnout,” according to volunteer Joanne Karlson, with 64 people in attendance.
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