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Simple, hand-drawn asters from 1889

Wileman always had a rather revolutionary approach to teacup design. In Victorian times, many designs were highly elaborate and prescribed in their style; Wileman suddenly would come out with a simple hand-drawn aster flower adorning this Alexandra cup – a phenomenon in itself. 24 more words


ITN Architects Develop a Renovation plus Extension for an Old 1880’s Victorian Packet House within an Old Region of Melbourne, Australia

In our protection of newly built plus redesigned houses, we often locate architectural tasks that include updating old homes to provide them a brand new lease the life. 19 more words

When the Circus Came to Town -- 1886

I’m exhausted just looking at this…. (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

W. W. Cole brought his unbelievably jam-packed circus to Dallas at the end of October, 1886. 359 more words

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On this day: the Schoolhouse Blizzard

The Schoolhouse Blizzard, also known as the Children’s Blizzard, was a deadly storm that occurred in the United States on the 12th of January, 1888. 52 more words


Tulle Bra, and some 1884 inspirations.

My bra making is improving, though I still have struggle with some of the finishing details like strap attachment and aligning my channeling just right. 388 more words

Christian Farquharson-Kennedy, socialist (1870 - 1917)

Christian Farquharson was born in Aberdeen in 1870 and trained as a teacher. She was active in socialist circles, taking part in a carter’s strike in 1897 and in 1900 she attended the International Socialist Congress in Paris, possibly as a delegate. 67 more words