Carriages and Wagons Regency To Early Victorian. From 1850 Hints To Horse keepers By Henry William Herbert.
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Regency Sporting Life
by Robert Cruikshank via Google Books
Races, bowls, sailing, fox hunting… all the sports enjoyed by people in Regency Era.Continue reading →
A Regency Lady’s Life
by Robert Cruikshank.
Dancing at balls, visiting the spa towns of Bath and Cheltenham, welcoming beaus to the house for tea and chatter and … basically a life of leisure.Continue reading →
A Regency Gentleman’s London Life From 1826 The English Spy By Robert Cruikshank via Google BooksContinue reading →
St. Nicholas Vintage Christmas Cards
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Holly, Ivy and Greenery
In Northern Europe Christmas occurred during the middle of winter, when ghosts and demons could be heard howling in the winter winds.
Boughs of holly, believed to have magical powers since they remained green through the harsh winter, were often placed over the doors of homes to drive evil away.
Greenery was also brought indoors to freshen the air and brighten the mood during the long, dreary winter.Continue reading →