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victorian hair :vintage photo - makes me wish I had a "YUK" board. That's just gross.

Original cabinet card of Victorian sideshow and circus personality General Tom Thumb, posing with his wife. Photographer was the famous Bogardus studio in New York city. There is some old writing on the back, dated 1881.

Another pinner said:This is the creepiest one and what is on her lips?? Yikes... Before their burial, the deceased would be photographed in their best clothes and 'posing' (propped up) with their living relatives. In some instances, eyes were painted onto the closed eyelids of the deceased to make them appear alive. In Victorian times when photographs were rare, this might be the only photo the family had of their dearly departed.

A Selection of Antique Microscope Slides from the Victorian Era, c. 1830 - 90s, Paper Design from C. Poultan

Buried wood is permineralized and becomes petrified.

Collection of nests. My children know that I love nests and in the winter will bring me nests like in the summer they bring me wildflowers. I have a lovely shelf of nests in my antique secretary. Fun!

Petrified Wood: Hermanophyton 3 and half inch. Thick uneven end cut from Betty Warrington. This is a gem quality agate replacement fossil.

Victorian wedding globe - i have a large collection of these