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The House of Velvet and Glass


The House of Velvet and Glass

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The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

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Historic Newspaper advertising tickets for the Titanic's return trip to London.

This wry form letter, found in the World War I diary of Captain Neil Cantlie of the British Royal Army Medical Corps, parodies the content of a typical letter to a wife, commenting on censorship restrictions as well as the inherent absurdity of trying to describe the situation on the front for those...

The Black Humor of WWI Soldiers, in a Parody Form Letter to Wives

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Pier 54, The Titanic's Survivors Arrival Location | Atlas Obscura

Pier 54, The Titanic's Survivors Arrival Location

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Titanic Memorial

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Very Sad....From a passenger on the Titanic

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Boston Common and Proper, 1930s - YouTube

A quote from The House of Velvet and Glass

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    Life is precious. Live in the moment.

A quote from The House of Velvet and Glass.

Spiritualism is still alive and well in Massachusetts

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Happiness hiding in the Nahant library.

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1910-1913, Plate 078. Fashion plates, 1700-1955. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17520939) | This French fashion plate from 1912 depicts a dress for traveling to Cairo by sea. #fashion #travel

1910-1913, Plate 129. Fashion plates, 1700-1955. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17520939) | The caption reads “de gracieuse” and is dated 1913. #fashion

1914-1920, Plate 107. Fashion plates, 1700-1955. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17520939) | “The Delineator for May, 1915” #fashion

Women 1900-1914, Plate 189. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17509853) | This fashion plate is dated 1914. #fashion

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ORL E-Books - The House of Velvet and Glass

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Abraham Walkowitz (American, 1878–1965). Summer, ca. 1916. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949 (49.70.171)

Harry W. Watrous (American, 1857–1940). The Passing of Summer, 1912. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. George A. Hearn Fund, 1912 (12.105.3)

One Book One Community - Lockport Public Library

One Book One Community - Lockport Public Library

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Victorian Postmortem Photography They're not just dead people, they're dead people propped up in chairs or held by the living. Victorian Postmorts make the uninitiated ask "WHY?????" So, here is why. In those olden days of.....olde.....the majority of people did not have cameras. Many did not even have a photographer nearby. Rich families had portraits painted, the poor and middle class got their pics taken at weddings, or not at all. Therefore, there would be no re

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