I’ve wanted to find a good reason to come back to Clementina, Lady Hawarden and her brief career exploring costume, fabric and light within the confines of a few rooms in her house at Princes Gardens. 1,380 more words
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The above article reminded me of an earlier one from mental_floss:
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Within the circles of British intelligence, Benedict, Lord Keyes, is known for his cold brilliance and strict military demeanor. Yet this icy exterior masks a man of smoldering passion and scorching sexuality who will do anything to keep his past a secret.
Earlier this year, maritime archaeologists working a wreck in the Baltic Sea discovered a 200 year old stoneware bottle that they recovered to the surface. Surprisingly, the bottle, marked “Selters,” still contained its liquid contents from when the vessel sank. 266 more words
The 19th Century Educational System (or Lack Thereof)
“Public” schools were founded through generous donations for the male children of the towns of Eton and Harrow, and they were originally open to all. 547 more words