Long before the term ‘Teenagers’ was coined in the 1940s, Victorian teenagers were beginning to get noticed for their adoption of fashion, or their working lives. Various photographers of the era set out to capture the youth of the time.
Two teenage girls in a countryside setting.
A fashionable teenager reading a book as she walked along.
Young lovers in rural England.
A group of teenage girls in the latest fashion. ‘Mutton-chop sleeves’.
Two demure young women posing for studio photos.
Three teenage girls having fun with a bicycle.
A group of teens on a woodland retreat.
Teenage girls working in the fishing industry in Whitby.
Three teenagers with a small dog.
A cigar-smoking teenage boy and his shy girlfriend.