Vintage Linen
March 14, 2012 – 6:27 am | 7,866 Comments

Most Victorian houses were built with a linen closet, well arranged to show the piles of sheets, pillowcases, and towels, as well as the table linen, each and all with a sachet bag of sweet lavender.

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1830s Fashions
July 28, 2011 – 3:08 am | 2,515 Comments
1830s Fashions

Women’s dresses in the 1830s featured the infamous gigot sleeve, one of the widest in the history of women’s fashion.

Reenacting the Battle of Bull Run
July 25, 2011 – 3:55 am | 2,624 Comments
Reenacting the Battle of Bull Run

Reenacting the first major engagement of the Civil War.

Through the Eyes of Harrison Fisher
July 19, 2011 – 10:28 am | 2,913 Comments
Through the Eyes of Harrison Fisher

Harrison Fisher is famous for his American Girl illustrations.

One of the Last ‘Beautiful Boys’
July 8, 2011 – 3:53 am | 1,030 Comments
One of the Last ‘Beautiful Boys’

Paintings by the British maritime and figurative painter, Henry Scott Tuke.