Weddings

The life of a society reporter

The life & times of a newspaper’s society reporter (1898)

A society reporter is expected to see 'spacious apartments,' 'profusions of stately cut flowers,' and 'rich family plate' - where in reality, a lilliputian parlor and dining room contain a few vases of flowers, and some highly respectable but unmistakably modern silver.

50 drinks & toasts (1968)

Toast your friends with these easy recipes for famous drinks made with all the popular basic liquors: Bourbon, Scotch, gin, vodka, rum, Southern Comfort.

Vintage wedding cake customs (1909)

The wedding cake, luscious and delicate of taste, with its wonderful exterior covering of ornamental sugar icing, wrought in various devices, is an institution honored by long patronage and full appreciation.
The marriage of TRH the Duke and Duchess of York, 6 July 1893

Wedding etiquette: An old-fashioned bridal procession (1893)

Get details of an old-fashioned Victorian bridal procession here! At the start, the wedding party, with the exception of the groom and his best man, assemble in the waiting rooms at the entrance to the church where the procession is formed.

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