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Paradise Lost by Frances Wynne

Fair at my feet the lake of Como lies;
I hear its murmurous ripples ebb and flow.
Around me, ranging proudly row on row,
The dreamy purple-crested mountains rise. 106 more words


Heinz's Pickles - 1890

Heinz’s Pickles – 1890

The Heinz Company advertising its business with a novel pickle bottle and unique carriage. Note that the bottle’s label does not carry the familiar “57 varieties” phrasing adopted in the latter part of the decade. 10 more words

Around the World in 72 Days

Today in History, January 25, 1890 – Courageous, Crusading journalist Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochran-Seaman) arrives home after traveling around the world in 72 days by ship, horse, rickshaw…any means necessary.  93 more words

English Sterling Silver Shell Dish - 1890

English Sterling Silver Shell Dish – 1890

This sterling silver shell dish was handcrafted in London more than 120 years ago. The authentic, vintage 4″ x 5″ dish is a great example of silver craftsmanship at its finest during the Victorian Era. 11 more words

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1677: 1st medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston.


On this Day in History in 1789: 1st American novel, WH Brown’s “Power of Sympathy” is published. 57 more words

Using the Census to Find your Canadian and American Ancestors

  1.  The most recent published Canadian census is 1921.  The most recent US census in 1940.  Where can you find the census?  Go the wiki at FamilySearch…
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Otto Malling: Piano trio in Am, op. 36

performed by Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider, Amalie Malling & Morten Zeuthen

(sorry, no video today… but here’s the album  or from iTunes, the score, and… 793 more words