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Tag Archives: 1850’s
A selection from Charles William Kimmins’s book Children’s Dreams (1920): A lady was sitting on my bed, and the King and Queen were under the bed eating bread and butter, and a lot of ladies with them. The sun and … Continue reading
A quite common superstitious practice, in order to rid a house of Cockroaches, is in vogue in our country at the present time. It is no other than to address these pests a written letter containing the following words, or … Continue reading
Josef Püttner: Sinking of the Emigrant Ship “Austria” on 13th September 1858 (1858)
Honoré Sharrer: Workers and Paintings (1943) I can’t identify all the paintings in this painting. Leave a comment if you can fill in the blanks: Hugo Gellert : Free Man’s Duties (No 4) … Continue reading
Charles Herbert Moore: Morning Over New York (c. 1859)
Carl Gustav Carus: Moonlit Landscape (1859)
An illustration for Nathanial Hawthorne’s Tanglewood Tales by Virginia Frances Sterrett (1921). Found on Public Domain Review.