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Page number 6 of this little Haberdasher’s album has two images missing. I have no idea why, it came to me this way. And instead of all men, we buck the trend with a duo of the feminine persuasion in place of a fellow. 84 more words


Gentlemen's wear 1880's

I worked yesterday (Saturday) so no elaborate posts today.  Just a photograph of one gentleman’s ensemble owned by the Costume Museum of Canada. 

Museum Dresses

On this day: The premiere of Wagner’s Parsifal in 1882


Bayreuth Festspielhaus photographed in 1882.

Richard Wagner’s last completed opera Parsifal had its premiere in Bayreuth, Germany on the 26th of July 1882.

Advertising for the first performances. 66 more words


Sneaky peeks....jackets and skirts and shawls oh joy!

Today is rainy and miserable so I thought I’d cheer myself up with some crafting updates.

First up – progress on my Victorian walking jacket. 637 more words


Looking for Alpha Darley

I’m wondering if anyone can help me.  I’ve been tracing my family history for years now and one man, in particular, has left a puzzle behind.   247 more words

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