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A wreck on the first day at sea.

The Colonies and India (London, England), 9 April 1898.

Rev. Owen L.W. Smith, his wife Adora Oden Smith, and their daughter Flossie took passage on the… 124 more words


A Victorian Playgoer

Source: Kate Terry Gielgud (ed. Muriel St Claire Byrne), A Victorian Playgoer (London: Heinemann, 1980), pp. 51-52

Production: Gilbert Parker, The Seats of the Mighty… 782 more words

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Max Kurzweil - Woman in a Yellow Dress 1899

Max Kurzweil was an Austrian Artist working in Vienna during the birth of Art Nouveau.

The woman in this painting is actually Kurzweil’s wife, and yet he chooses to not disclose this information, keeping her an anonymous female model. 138 more words


4 Women

Today’s photo is a lovely cabinet card found in the Great Tennessee Vacation Haul, and shows four young women. The back of the card identifies them as Sarah, Agnes, Maud and Pearl.   169 more words


The Ghost Captain of the kuk Kreigsmarine

There are those things that we rarely think about when we are young but are more important to some of us when we get older. For instance, what were our parents lives like? 423 more words


Bury Freddie There

Justice was sometimes meted out in an arbitrary and indiscriminate fashion, or so it seemed in October 1899 when Fred Mason was given a five-year sentence to Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary. 653 more words


St. Helen’s Hall, circa 1892

St. Helen’s Hall, circa 1892. According to the 1892 Polk Directory, St. Helen’s hall was located on St. Clair Avenue, between Park Place and Main Street. 17 more words