I watched A Christmas Carol (George C. Scott) a few days ago, and observed how clever the creators were with the clothing. This was the first time I noticed how the attire in Scrooges past matched more of a 1700's style dress (knee breeches and spencer jackets), while the older Ebenezer had an early 19th century style.
I realized yesterday, after poking around some files on my computer, how many period clothing references I have. The style for the bottom drawing was inspired by the self portrait of Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux. What a lady!
And I can't leave without saying just how much I enjoy the previously mentioned production of A Christmas Carol. The interaction between Scrooge and the ghost of Christmas present is superb... but then again I love all the acting in the film. If you haven't seen it, you should definitely watch it soon.