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Il Bacio: Tra Romanticismo e Storia

Nel 1859 la Seconda guerra di Indipendenza, con le vittorie di Magenta, di Solferino e di San Martino, avrebbe condotto l’Italia all’Unità, Hayez dipingeva Il bacio… 274 more words


“Blow Up With the Brig!” (1859) by Wilkie Collins


Tense race against time for an Englishman on a brig loaded with gunpowder during the Spanish-American war.

Short Stories

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World War I – 1915
The batteries protecting Dover, England opened up tonight against what is believed to be another German raid but it is unknown whether the raiders were approaching by zeppelin or submarine. 25 more words


Warren Snow letter to Brigham Young, February 1859

One of my main purposes in creating this blog was to figure out why Clapp was excommunicated. All of the sources I read said it was due to some “difficulty with Bishop Warren Snow” but no other details. 1,077 more words

Benjamin Lynn Clapp

Finished Some Figures that had been on the Workbench

I had been working on some French troops for the 1859 – 1870 period for sometime.  My painting has really slowed down to a crawl in the last six months.  245 more words

Miniature Figures

James C. Brewster - Notice

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Brewster, James C.

The Olive Branch, Sep 1850, Vol III, No. 2, p. 32


Brethren, friends and patrons of truth: We are very sorry to be obligated to lay before you the truth. 344 more words

Church Historical Documents Corpus

Theed's marble bust of Mr Gregory

In an article in The Grantham Journal dated 1859 the writer gives a detailed recollection of a visit to Harlaxton Manor. At this time the Manor was open to visitors on Mondays “through the kindness of George Gregory, Esq.”. 276 more words

Gregory Gregory