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    "The Remarkable Convenience of Hoops for Young Mothers in the Country", by George Cruikshank, Harper's Weekly, 1857.

    Greenwich Fair (riotous country dance) by George Cruikshank, Sketches by Boz, 1836.

    Removing the matte that originally encircled the portrait of the child revealed the lovely hidden mother, unseen since the day of framing.

    Ringer washing machine.

    Dressing gown Date: 1835–40 Culture: American or European Medium: cotton

    A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale. Chicago, 1948.

    Costume Parisien 1813 Lady wears a redingote playing shuttlecock

    March 1936. "Mother and baby of family of nine living in field on U.S. Route 70 near the Tennessee River." This picture is amazing, look at their clothes and the dirt. Jeez, I'm sitting here in my modest house with Internet, food, warmth, cooling, two cars and a glass of wine. They have no shoes.

    Mother and Child from Northern Italy, Ellis Island 1905; NYPL Digital Gallery

    Anne Frank with her mother and sister. Frankfurt, Germany, 1933.


    Bookplate of: Heath's Circulating Library Joseph Heath (1700-1757)

    "A Map of the Open Country of Woman's Heart, by A Lady", published by D.W. Kellog & Co., Hartford, CT, c. 1833-1842. From the collection of the American Antiquarian Society, gift of Charles H. Taylor More info: twonerdyhistorygi...

    bathing cap

    The Umbrella by George Cruikshank

    George Cruikshank’s Comic Alphabet

    Fashionables of 1817, by George Cruikshank. Museum of London

    Your Parents Plus Texting, What Could Possibly Go Wrong? – 21 Pics

    © The Trustees of the British Museum Bon ton. Hand-coloured etching, George Cruikshank

    So true. AWESOME

    +~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Striking portrait of a Young Black American Woman.