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Duntroon 1870 and 1888

Duntroon house, owned by the Campbell family, stands in what is now Canberra, Australia’s capital city. The first picture is of the house in 1870 and the second picture is of the homestead as it was in 1888. 27 more words


Sweet little 1880's shoes

Here is a sweet little pair of shoes from 1883.  I love the little flower on the toes.

These 1907 shoes are kinda cute too.  The beading is a bit grubby but we can imagine what they might have looked like back in the day…

Museum Dresses


Throughout the year the class also had sewing and pattern cutting lessons, we began the year learning how to adjust patterns and how to draft patterns for some items such as different types of collars and sleeves. 122 more words

ECA 2nd Year Entry

J.M. Howell's Dallas Nurseries -- 1880s

by Paula Bosse

Such pretty catalogues from fruit grower and nurseryman, J.M. Howell. He gave us the “Dallas Blackberry” — something he was quite proud of. 391 more words

Historic Dallas

Irvine & Stevenson buildings (part one)

Built: 1882
Address: 186-198 George Street
Architect: John Arthur Burnside (1857-1920)
Clerk of WorksJohn Wright

‘St George’ was one of the most successful brands to come out of Dunedin, becoming a household name throughout New Zealand as well as exporting to overseas markets. 2,273 more words


1850s & 1880s underwear - photoshoot

Last weekend after finishing all the 19th century underwear for the HSF 12 and 13, I talked my boyfriend into helping me take som photos. 232 more words

19th Century Victorian

The Smith Brothers Can Set You Up With a Hearse ... Or a Cab -- 1888

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by Paula Bosse

Need a hearse? No? Then how ’bout a cab?

Diversification is the key to success! Ed. C and G.D. 289 more words

Historic Dallas