1790-1815 ca. Woman’s Black Wool Shoes. Pointed toe and low wedge heel covered in same fabric, black tape binding, leather straight or symmetrical sole, linen insole and lining. Wool satin with wool twill tape binding, plain weave linen lining, and leather sole.Continue reading →
1790–1800 ca. Slippers, probably American. Leather, linen, and silk. via Metropolitan Museum, NYC, U.S.A.Continue reading →
18th Century Gentlemen’s Fobs
Georgian Era Men’s Fashion
via Met Museum, NYC, USA. metmuseum.orgContinue reading →
1820-1840 ca. Hand-Embroidered Wedding Corset, Connecticut, USA. Ivory cotton covered with hand embroidery, including love birds on hearts, front pocket for busk, eyelets for back lacing.Continue reading →
Early 1900s Black Americana Vintage Valentine Cards.Racial stereotyping is considered socially incorrect to our modern day thinking, yet these sorts of cards, alongside thousands of gender stereotyping cards, are a part of our political and social past history.Continue reading →
History of Christmases Past is Book 1 in the non-fiction Historical Events collection and is a companion book to Easter in Images.
This book focuses on the history, customs, and traditions celebrated around the world for these important religious holidays.
A collection of historical information about the traditions of Christmas through the centuries, including the religious aspects, decorations, games, food and plays.Continue reading →