Recently found photo of The Gilded Age's fabulous supermodel, Naomi Harlequin.  Sadly, she was found mentally disturbed because she carried her doll around with her all the time.  After being committed, she was never heard from again.  However, her famous diamond design is still with us today.

Recently found photo of The Gilded Age's fabulous supermodel, Naomi Harlequin. Sadly, she was found mentally disturbed because she carried her doll around with her all the time. After being committed, she was never heard from again. However, her famous diamond design is still with us today.

Imagine from a Victorian insane asylum for women. From Karen Essex's files. Be glad, very very glad, that we only read about these today.

Imagine from a Victorian insane asylum for women. From Karen Essex's files. Be glad, very very glad, that we only read about these today.

from "Presumed Curable: An Illustrated Casebook of Victorian Psychiatric Patients in Bethlem Hospital" -  Colin Gale & Robert J Howard

from "Presumed Curable: An Illustrated Casebook of Victorian Psychiatric Patients in Bethlem Hospital" - Colin Gale & Robert J Howard

Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores snowball fight, 1893

Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores snowball fight, 1893

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