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Uncle Charles

Up for your perusal today is Uncle Charles from Liverpool. I like his shiny top hat and well buffed shoes. They look to be a low boot with elastic insets to allow it over the foot. 162 more words


Natural Form Foundations

For the last couple of years I’ve become increasingly interested in the Natural Form period of fashion. If you’re unfamiliar with this transitional style of Victorian fashion you can check out my hodge-podge  1,309 more words


A Review - Heirs of Glory by Tim Doutreval

A Review – Heirs of Glory by Tim Doutreval

Tim Doutreval captured it all; London and Paris in the late 1880s, the art and skill of the sport of fencing, the political arena of the time, as well as the intrigue of unravelling a mystery. 283 more words

On this day : 1788

The First Fleet entering Port Jackson on the 26th of January, 1788. Drawn 1888.


Fan-tastic Friday!

Happy Friday lovely readers!

This week we have a lovely feather fan from the 1880’s! Can you just imagine fanning yourself with this? It looks absolutely luxurious. 10 more words

Fan-tastic Fridays

Artistic photograph shows long hair

Turning to a new source of photographs, I am delighted with this artistic image of a lovely young woman. She shows her unbound hair and is draped with a white robe. 303 more words