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 →
1800s Gorgeous Fabrics For Fashion and Households
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1785-1790 ca. Pink Stays, or Corset. These pink stays, used in the Georgian Era, lace at the back. The straps cross over, wrap around the back, and then hook at the front waist to give extra support. The phalanges at the bottom are designed to spread over the hips and help hold the stays into position.
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1804-1815 ca. Fawn Dress, Austrian. Empire line dress with beaded embroidery hem.
This dress was part of the exhibition on 1954 October 15th, 1954, on Fine Art of Costuming.Continue reading →
1788 Lady’s Mourning Fashion. Late Georgian to early Regency Era.Continue reading →
Historical Research Posts
From Around the Web
End of June
Including ‘Inexpressibles’, Duchess of Devonshire, Vauxhall Gardens, capitalisation of historical words, Victorian Parlor Games, disabled workers in the past, the madness of George III, a Georgian club for men, the season, Waterloo rings, Birmingham’s gun district, French fashion, life of the Gentry, etc.