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Tea gown, Worth, 1895. Blue cut velvet on a green satin ground, green silk taffeta lining.

"Crito, we owe a rooster to Asclepius. Please, don't forget to pay the debt." Asclepius was the Greek god for curing illness, and it is likely Socrates' last words meant that death is the cure—and freedom, of the soul from the body.

Hobo code, developed between the end of the 19th century and 1940. "To cope with the difficulty of hobo life, hobos developed a system of symbols, or a code. Hobos would write this code with chalk or coal to provide directions, information, and warnings to other hobos."

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A sideshow is a secondary production associated with a circus, carnival, or fair.  In the middle of the 19th century a variety of different traveling circuses and freak shows began to gain popularity.  The main goal of these shows was to shock and entertain the masses.  During this era, vaudeville was a major theatrical genre.

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