See floor plans and exterior views of 7 antique homes from the Civil War era, designed by prominent architects and built during the early 1860s.
Cash register history goes back to the Victorian era, and were used to both streamline accounting, and to keep cashiers from stealing money. Find out more here!
If you need a book, you used to need to look for the most important item in the library — the vintage card catalog.
The original Patsy, made simply with painted eyes and a small mouth, was very popular around the Great Depression. See a vintage Patsy doll here!
Take a look back at more than 100 antique stickpins, from the simple gold and silver pins to those with pearls, diamonds, opals and other precious gems.
Have a look at 126 of the most popular toys from the ’40s that millions of kids found under their Christmas trees back in 1948, courtesy of Santa… or from mom and dad.
About antique 1847 Rogers Bros silver plate from the early 20th century The ORIGINAL and GENUINE ROGERS’ goods for half a century have maintained the
How did our great-great grandparents send holiday greetings? Probably with antique Christmas cards just like these! Take a fond look back to the yuletide season from more than a century ago.
Who remembers Peter Coddle, Shoot the Hat, and Snap? They were old-fashioned games that provided hours of entertainment before radio and TV. Find out more here!
Each of these antique daguerreotype portraits was taken in Ohio before the Civil War, but we may never know who any of these people were.
Trade cards, the granddaddy of today’s trading cards, were common in the 1800s, and often showed offbeat images that existed solely to build brand buzz. Here’s a strange set showing people as vegetables.
The beautiful art tile stoves seen here were used to heat homes in the Victorian era, and came in many different styles. Take a look!
Vintage weathervanes were made in almost every conceivable design and pattern. Horses, cows, deer, eagles, ships. roosters and even pigs were hammered in metal and used to register the direction of the wind.
Check out this collection of beautiful antique Victorian fireplaces — mantels and grates — with an elegant style to suit homes of the late 1800s.
The tilting water pitcher was something often found on the dining table during the Victorian era. Mounted on a swing pivot, it simplified the task of pouring ice water into cups or glasses, as there was no lifting required.
It’s one thing to see drawings of vintage boots in old catalogs, but quite another to look at a pair that has survived a hundred years!
Baby boy in a long white gown Antique cabinet card portrait of a baby Photographer: W A Flower, Perry, Oklahoma Kansas antique cabinet
Antique hunting – new style by Paul Kagan Was it the trivia program she had just seen on television? Or was it merely the pinch
Cocoanut Shampoo Wet hair and apply shampoo C L Hamilton Co. — Perfumers — Washington DC Exquisite Creme de Rose For face and hands Use
Artistically-shaped furniture The shops are running over with the most tempting and artistic furniture. The craze for old pieces is keener than ever, and the
The new rage for old toys Children move aside — vintage lead soldiers and wind-up Popeyes are for grownups only by Rita Reif Publisher Malcom
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