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19th Century Tatouages by Sutherland Macdonald

19th Century Tatouages by Sutherland Macdonald

This image is so pretty, and it comes with a story too: read that by clicking the ‘mymodernmet.com’ link below. 115 more words


1892: Its Leaves Began to Turn to Flame

From The Gateway (“A magazine devoted to literature, economics, and social service”) Vol. XIX, No. 2 (September 1912):

Two friends, at a distance of some miles from each other, had the same bizarre dream.

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Amy Snow | Tracy Rees


  • Book: Amy Snow
  • Series: –
  • Author: Tracy Rees

Amy Snow was an absolute delight to read. FYI, here I’m referring to the name of the book not the character ^^. 618 more words


Fashion Fix

This circa-1851 daguerreotype, now in my collection, was published on page 126 of Joan Severa’s seminal work on nineteenth century fashion, My Likeness Taken. Of it she wrote, “The woolen dress in this portrait has been finished with self puffing to emphasize the waist taper, the shoulder caps, and the sleeve cuffs. 162 more words

Victorian Era

Day 1098: Bella Poldark

I’ve finally finished the last of 12 books in the Poldark series with Bella Poldark. I enjoyed the first six books very much but was only mildly interested in the others and finally only continued because I wanted to finish the series. 317 more words


The curse of the Crimson peak inspired dress: NOT DEAD YET!

Hello again, my dear gentle reader.
No worries, I´m not dead yet. I just happen to be healthy as a fish again and normal life hit me hard like a truck. 419 more words