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The Healer

[ Somewhere outside New York – Late 1800’s ]
[ Ralph Smith, Elyria Green ]

“What troubles you sailor?
I have seen you here alone these last few days… 321 more words

Mechanica Astrum

August 30, 1866

“…went to a clambake this afternoon..”

“Pleasant. Have been in bathing this morning  enjoyed it very much. went to a clam bake this afternoon  John and I took a walk together which I enjoyed more than any thing since I left home..”

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[ Somewhere outside New York – Late 1800’s ]
[ Captain Fryatt, Harry Lovat, Keystone, Elyria, Westing ]

“Keystone! Listen to the Lady, she has discerned the way.” 436 more words

Mechanica Astrum

Gender and Space in Rural Britain, 1840-1940

This one has been a bit quiet for a while as I’ve been busy with a couple of other publications since, but my first edited collection  220 more words


Starlight's top hat and silk veil at the Turon races

He had on a silk coat buttoned round him, a white top hat with a blue silk veil. His eyeglass was stuck in his eye all the time, and he had kid gloves on that fitted his hands like wax.

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Joe Moreton's employer's goggles  

‘Oh ! He’s as bad as bad can be with sandy blight,’ says Maddie, ‘wears green goggles, poor old gentleman. …’

(Rolf Boldrewood, Robbery Under Arms, 40)