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Mid 19th century girls

A lot of Victorian fashion plates show children along-side the women. This makes sense, as many mothers probably made clothing for their children as well as for themselves. 87 more words

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The Woman In White - Wilkie Collins

A bit about the author – Wilkie Collins born William Wilkie Collins was born on 8th January 1824 in Marylebone, London.

He was a novelist, playwright and author of short stories. 392 more words


6 gold coins from 1860 stolen from Pony Express museum

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) _ Six gold coins from the time of the Pony Express have been stolen from a northwest Missouri museum that tells the story of the short-lived mail delivery service. 93 more words


1860's Ballgown bodice

My 1860’s ballgown bodice is done! Over a year after first drafting the pattern, but it was always meant to be a long-term thing. I drafted the pattern back when making the dinner bodice, just as a try out. 368 more words

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By and By

The sole of his boot, sunk into the earth’s land
tow sack on his shoulder, palming seeds in his hand
he dropped them, those seeds, into the holes he had heeled… 247 more words


1860 news in Boston newspaper

Interesting news from 1860

– Little girl in Iowa is swept up into a cherry tree by a gust of wind.

– Cock fight by Sec of War and VP of USA. 22 more words