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19th Century Chinese Wedding Headdress

$6000

Superb example of a 19th century Chinese wedding headdress.  Applied kingfisher feather.  Inset with natural tourmaline.  21 cm wide x 16 cm tall

Antique

Hindoos, Hindus, Spelling, and Theory

What is the relationship between spelling and theory? I often tell people my research is about “Hinduism in nineteenth century America.” But it’s really not. It’s not about Hinduism at all. 699 more words

Teaser Tuesdays - September 2, 2014

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

Anyone can participate.

If you’re new to Teaser Tuesdays, the details are at MizB’s… 82 more words

Fiction

If Listicles Existed During The 19th Century

By Ian Goldstein 

30 Charts That Capture The Awesomeness That Is The Oregon Trail

The 7 Most Important Reasons Abraham Lincoln’s Height Makes Him The Sexiest President Since Pierce… 117 more words

Ian Goldstein

Book Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

With everything to lose, they must find the strength to trust that hope and love can prevail over all.

Once again, Elizabeth Camden has stolen my breath with the depth of her characters and the beauty of her writing.  561 more words

Inspirational Books

September 2, 1851

Tuesday Sept 2d  Again this morning sat down quite early to 

sewing for Oliver cut him out 5 dickeys & finished 

one that was cut last autumn.   339 more words

19th Century

Heine - Vergiftet sind meine lieder (My songs are poisoned)

Heinrich HEINE (1797 – 1856)
German lyric poet

Vergiftet sind meine Lieder
Wie könnt’ es anders seyn?
Du hast mir ja Gift gegossen
In’s blühende Leben hinein. 102 more words

Poetry