Girls in white dresses painted by English portrait painter Sir William Beechey (1753-1839). A look back into a quieter time. Didn’t even have railroads let alone space rockets.

Ellen Smith of Nottingham.
Ellen Smith of Nottingham. Undated. Oil on canvas. © 2019 MutualArt Services, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/A-portrait-of-Ellen-Smith-of-Nottingham/FE8E405CD7594A18
Portrait of a girl.
Portrait of a girl. ca. 1790. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Yale Center for British Art. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Beechey_-_Portrait_of_a_Girl_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
Portrait of Miss Elizabeth Buckler standing in a landscape.
Portrait of Miss Elizabeth Buckler standing in a landscape. Undated. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Carnegie Institute. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sir_William_Beechey_-_Portrait_of_Miss_Elizabeth_Buckler.jpg
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