19th century wooden 8-leg walking doll (Yea. This is just a little bit weird lol)

Something about this doll resonates inside my heart of Edward-Gorey-and-Tim-Burton hearts. Rare early nineteenth century walking doll with eight legs that rotate like a wheel.

Life jackets were one of the leading causes of death on the Titanic. If a person jumped overboard from 10 feet up or higher, their necks would be broken upon impact with the water. (They may have been the lucky ones).    This life jacket was cut from a body after being in the ocean for many days. Recovery workers did not want to touch the bodies, so the life jackets were removed by cutting the straps. The bodies were then weighted and the unidentifiable were returned to the sea.

Life jackets were one of the leading causes of death on the Titanic. If a person jumped overboard from 10 feet up or higher, their necks would be broken upon impact with the water.

Busy Bee sewing machine from the 1870s

The Busy Bee Serial No. Manufactured by The Busy Bee Sewing Machine Company, 5 New Street, Worcester. The firm was known to have been producing sewing machines between at least 1872 and 1879 and was run by Alfred M.

antique cast iron string holder

antique cast iron string holder (My friend Joni actually found one like this and now it sits on a shelf) Thanks Joni.

Wagon Wheel

Wagon Wheel On Covered Wagon At Bar 10 Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Todd…

Primitive Tin Wall Hanging Match Box with original Red Paint

G-ma and G-pa had one of these hanging right next to the stove. Great memory Primitive Tin Wall Hanging Match Box with original Red Paint

'One Night Cough Cure' with some interesting ingredients, manufactured in Baltimore, 1888.

Some history porn I put together for you guys. Enjoy!

Alcohol, cannabis, chloroform and morphine for your cough. - Kohler's One Night Cough Cure manufactured in 1888 by Kohler Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland. (*THAT should cure my cough)

Hanging vessel from the Viking age. Soap stone and iron. Grave find Björkö, Sweden. Object from the exhibition

Hanging vessel Soap stone and iron Grave find Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. SHM 879 Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum

Revolutionary war powder keg 1777-1780

Colonial Revolutionary War Powder Keg American Revolutionary War carried gun powder used by the soldiers.

Ceremonial Axe, before 1916                                                Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century

Ceremonial Axe, before 1916 Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye…

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