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Making an 1890’s Cycling Costume, Part Two

The sporting jacket continues! This post will cover the process of making some big leg-of-mutton  sleeves and completing the jacket. If you missed it, part one can be read… 1,331 more words

The Making Of

Making an 1890's Cycling Costume, Part One

So it’s been a while! Sorry about that, none of my projects were in a good stage to write about so I decided to take a week off. 1,414 more words

The Making Of

Pastor Salomon Ilmonen

As I started work on this blog, my mother handed to me a volume of books my father had been trying to collect.  In my father’s small book collection these were his prized volumes.   427 more words

Zeche Zollern – Dortmund

Vielleicht sollte ich mir Sorgen um meinen Job machen…

Zur Zeit ist sowenig zu tun, dass ich sogar zum Malen komme…

Auf der anderen Seite erfülle ich dort ja meine Pflicht, in dem ich einfach vor Ort und bereit bin. 213 more words

Historic Photo: Fleet Street and St. Paul's Cathedral, London, 1890.

This photo, obviously of London, was taken about 1890, probably for use as a picture postcard by the James Valentine company. It shows a view of Fleet Street, one of the most well-known streets in the city, and the dome of St. 375 more words

19th Century

366 Poems: April 9th, 2016


Some days I could say

I wold live in 1890,

where I’d read Sherlock Holmes in the paper each morn.

And some days I could say… 117 more words