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Handsome Victorian Boy - CIvil War Era

Womens Dresses from 1850's to 1880's. About 1/10 of the photo's from a disc I bought at a Civil War Re-enactment What a nice dress

Photographer says, "The Victorians were making multi-purpose watches over a hundred years ago! “The Lancaster Watch Camera was patented in October 1886 and made until 1890. Such tiny cameras were the forerunners for the ‘spy’ camera – a mechanism disguised as a different object."

(1) victorian era | Tumblr-During the Victorian Era, mourners sometimes collected their tears in Gold Decorated “Tear Bottles” to keep as a remembrance for the next of kin. It has also been said that the widows would go to the grave on the anniversary of the first year of death and sprinkle the tears on the grave to signify the end of the first year of mourning.

"Victorian Fashion: 1860’s fashion" -- I like the design, although wish it were in a deep hue of another colour... with extra touches in black. (:

White Widow, Probably English Albumen Carte de Visite, Circa 1863 by lisby1

Victorian mourning bracelet commissioned by a woman outside of Baltimore to memorialise each of her seven relatives lost during the Civil War. The acorn motif symbolises power, authority or victory and is often used for military tombs. The seven panels have initials for each person lost, with the EH on the clasp being her own initials.

Civil War Hair Wreath that nasty hair jewelry and stuff from the Victorian era is really nasty I wonder if there is any dead lice on the jewelry and picture. People didn't bath properly back then.

Reproduction Victorian Civil War Era Mourning Jewelry Bog Oak Imitation. $15.00, via Etsy.