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Louis Mountbatten was in love with the beautiful Maria, daughter of Tsar Nikolai ll. He kept her photograph beside his bed until his death in 1979.

Zenith Console TV w/ *Techni Color - with UHf and VHf, we were happy with 12 channels.

This gorgeous evening gown was designed by Jean Patou in the spring of 1947

Half-mourning dress 1872-1874 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Eleanor Roosevelt resigned from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) when it denied singer Marian Anderson, an African American, from performing at its Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Tsar Nicholas II (Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov) (1868-1918) Russia 5th child only son Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich Romanov (1904-1918) Russia

1960s HOLIDAY INN Sign Graphic Illustration Vintage Advertisment Magazine Clipping, via Flickr.

1812-1815 - England - Girl's dress of white muslin embroidered from the hem with a floral design in coloured wools. The dress has a high-waisted bodice, vertically-gathered puffed sleeves and a trained skirt. Muslin embroidered in wool (V Museum)

Mengele experiment. These two Romani boys were sew together to make conjoined twins. They later died of gangrene from where the arteries were resectioned.

Anaïs Nin (February 21, 1903 – January 14, 1977) was a French-Cuban author, based at first in France and later in the United States, who published her journals, which span more than 60 years, beginning when she was 11 years old and ending shortly before her death. Nin is hailed by many critics as one of the finest writers of female erotica. She was one of the first women to explore fully the realm of erotic writing. A great deal of her work, including Delta of Venus and Little Birds.

Big doll little girl and dog by Mirror Image Gallery, via Flickr

:::::::::: Antique Photograph ::::::::: Tintype of tender young child in mourning as she holds a photograph of her father.

Ancient Chinese Secret!!!