The year 1900 was not counted among the leap years – and here’s how they explained why back in 1899.
Here’s what boys and girls wore in the winter during the 1890s – and how you might have seen those Victorian-era children dressed up for Christmas and the other holidays of the season.
This antique piano lesson photo was taken in a stately Victorian parlor with Arabian detailing on the window, and all manner of beautiful period details.
Letter-writing isn’t as much of an art as it once was. Books had to be written about it years ago, and ‘The Ready Letter-writer’ was as infallible and as essential as a cookbook is to many people nowadays.
hen the last upheaval came, the whole bottom of the ocean was lifted skyward, and naturally the remains of all kinds of fish, etc., were taken along and left miles and miles inland from the water.
In these antique Victorian engagement rings, in addition to diamonds, you’ll also see the brighter hues of rubies, emeralds, sapphires and turquoise.
Long before people started wondering why the vampires of Twilight sparkled, there were other questions being asked about these creatures…
You can think of these Victorian chocolate and coffee frappe recipes as precursors to Starbucks’ Frappuccino. You can even combine a couple and make an icy mocha frap of your own, courtesy of these recipes from the 19th century!
Producing by far a larger amount of copper than any other country, the United States is extremely fortunate in being able to supply to a great extent the ever-increasing demand for this useful metal.
Delmonico’s was a hugely-popular restaurant during the Victorian era, which expanded into ten different locations over the years. Not only was the eatery hugely popular,
The Victorian-era Cliff House This early version of San Francisco’s Cliff House was destroyed by fire in 1894 A later version of the first Cliff
Marshall P Wilder often joked about his short stature, but that was only a small part of his schtick. While affected by both dwarfism and