George IV’s attempt to divorce Queen Caroline following her return to England in June 1820 provoked a flood of hostile caricatures. Here the King and Queen are tied by the ‘Matrimonial knot’. On the left stand Justice and Henry Brougham, the brilliant young Whig lawyer who represented her case. One the right Lord Sidmouth, the Home Secretary, tugs at Lady Conyngham, the King’s former mistress, whose arms are round Lord Castlereagh, the Foreign Secretary.
The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story – Democratic KKK killed over 300 Blacks on “Black Wall Street” Read more: http://newsninja2012.com/the-tulsa-lynching-of-1921-a-hidden-story-democratic-kkk-killed-over-300-blacks-on-black-wall-street-2012-06-24/#ixzz2UzTKwKBo
The death on this day 14th January, 1898, of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll. He was the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. In his earlier years he took to the new art form of photography in which he excelled. He became a well known gentleman=photographer and at one time considered making a living out of it
Based on the true story of a mother and daughter's walk from Washington state to New York City in 1896. I loved the way the author intertwined factual people and events with her fictionalized account of what happened to Clara Etsby following her famous walk. This was a fun - and somewhat educational - read.