Violet Constance Jessop - The Unsinkable Woman. She survived all 3 of the White Star Line’s sister ships' disasters. She was a stewardess aboard the Olympic when it collided with a ship in 1911. She was a stewardess aboard the Titanic when it hit the iceberg. The Britannic was made into a hospital ship for WWI. Violet became a nurse & was working aboard when an explosion sank the ship. Violet continued to work for shipping lines until she retired in 1950. She died in 1971 of heart failure.
c.1860 Unusual 20.5" Pink Tint China Head Doll
Mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War... can you imagine this...
America's Dealiest Sniper Immortalized -- A statue honoring Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in American military history, has been created for his widow. ... Kyle’s 160 confirmed kills — unconfirmed kills could push that figure past 250 — are the most in U.S. military history. He earned two Silver Stars and five Bronze Stars with “V” devices, among other decorations, according to Navy personnel records. [...] [03-18-13] - ***GOD BLESS YOU CHRIS KYLE.. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE...
Circa 1805-1810 Embroidered Empire Muslin Gown. Excellent quality embroidery in neoclassical motif. The gown is a white muslin, only lined in the bodice, and the rest of the gown is fairly sheer. Modified square neckline. Gathered bust. Tiny pouf sleeve caps over long straight arms.
Belle Starr of the Indian Territory was another lady attracted to outlaws. She consorted with some, including Cole Younger, and married others, Jim Reed and Sam Starr. This cabinet card of her on her horse dates to 1886, three years before she was mysteriously murdered.