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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Saint Valentine's Day, 1861

Saint Valentine's Day, 1861

"Fashions for December", Harper's magazine - December 1860

"Fashions for December", Harper's magazine, No. CXXVII - December 1860

"An Animated Alphabet", Harper's Monthly Magazine, 1861


"An Animated Alphabet",  Harper's Monthly Magazine, 1861

Alchemist's Laboratory, painted by Hans Vredman de Vries, 1595

Alchemist's Laboratory, painted by Hans Vredman de Vries, 1595

Engraving, witchcraft interrogation


Engraving, witchcraft interrogation

"Paradise Lost“ by Gustave Doré, 1866

"Paradise Lost“ by Gustave Doré, 1866

Gustave Doré’s illustration of Ludovico Ariosto’s “Orlando Furioso"

Gustave Doré’s illustration of Ludovico Ariosto’s “Orlando Furioso"

Hungarian fur coat and cap, 1900



Hungarian fur coat and cap, 1900

French fashion, White broad-tail fur gown, 1900


French fashion, White broad-tail fur gown, 1900

French fashion illustration, Persian lamb jacket, 1900


French fashion illustration, Persian lamb jacket, 1900

French fashion plate, 1900


French fashion plate, 1900

Floral embroidery on velvet, early 17th century



Embroidered stool with a slip of poppies worked in canvaswork and appliqued to a velvet ground, early 17th century (Jacobean or possibly early Caroline)

Original written testimony from the Salem witch trials, 1600's






Original written testimony from the Salem witch trials, 1600's

Trade cards, shirt maker, 1881




Trade cards, shirt maker, 1881

Advertisement, tobacco and cigars, 1891


Advertisement, tobacco and cigars, 1891