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Copy of verses on the melancholy death of Margaret Moyes who committed suicide…

Copy of verses on the melancholy death of Margaret Moyes who committed suicide…

Another dreadful suicide at the Monument. The text of this broadside is identical to that in Broadside 20.2 above; only the illustration differs. Poor Jane went to her grave with a thoroughly blackened character; newspapers reported that her stepmother described her as of “a very wild temper at times” with a penchant for reading novels. A surgeon who examined Jane’s body could find no evidence of pregnancy but noted that there could be no doubt that “she had deviated from the path of…

Another dreadful suicide at the Monument. The text of this broadside is identical to that in Broadside 20.2 above; only the illustration differs. Poor Jane went to her grave with a thoroughly blackened character; newspapers reported that her stepmother described her as of “a very wild temper at times” with a penchant for reading novels. A surgeon who examined Jane’s body could find no evidence of pregnancy but noted that there could be no doubt that “she had deviated from the path of…

6 times as potent as opium, MORPHINE is refined by cooking raw opium. By the 1820s, morphine was a popular cough soother, painkiller (& a method of Victorian suicide!). Many patients, in those times, purchased morphine from their doctor, injecting themselves daily with newly developed needles.

cube morphine, pop it in your coffee, 1902 ( vintage medicine / pharmaceutical / retro advertisement / funny ).where can we get a time machine.

Victorian palmistry cards

Illustration Bat Halloween crafts hand portrait heart human antique Anatomy owl Michael gothic victorian mixed media flight ink drawing bird cage altered art lesley jack and cat curio

Are you the granduchess of Russia? Or maybe the Queen of France? Find out in this quiz!

Which Famous Historical Princess Do You Look Like?

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Sarah Gardner, in an insane asylum. Diagnosis: Insanity caused by anxiety. Women could find themselves labelled insane and locked up in madhouses for a range of conditions – from postnatal depression to anxiety to alcoholism or senile dementia, and even for social transgressions such as infidelity (‘moral insanity’).

Sent to the asylum: The Victorian women locked up because they were suffering from stress, post natal depression and anxiety

A group of practicing spiritualist who inspire me to create members of the Order of The Clove in my script.

The Fall Of Spiritualism

mortisia: “ Séance A séance & or seance is an attempt to communicate with spirits. The word “séance” comes from the French word for “seat,” “session” or “sitting,” from the Old French.

MISS JEAN AYLWIN  in uniform, saluting

Scottish actress Jean Aylwin had a penchant for fabulous military inspired-wear!

SALE Romanic Ivory Satin Dress and Lace Jacket *70s* Gunne Sax by Jessica Sm/Med Costume Prom Victorian Virgin Suicides Prairie Gothic  by MineralSpirit on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/285540689/sale-romanic-ivory-satin-dress-and-lace

Romanic Ivory Satin Dress and Lace Jacket *70s* Gunne Sax by Jessica Sm/Med Costume Prom Victorian Virgin Suicides Prairie Gothic

SALE Romanic Ivory Satin Dress and Lace Jacket *70s* Gunne Sax by Jessica Sm/Med Costume Prom Victorian Virgin Suicides Prairie Gothic by MineralSpirit on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/285540689/sale-romanic-ivory-satin-dress-and-lace

A tragic day when this wonderful man committed suicide...so very sad   Alexander McQueen’s fall fantasy 2013

This is a modern day take on the Baroque style dresses. The designer is Alexander McQueen. To reemphasize the Baroque style, it had free flowing lines and had a bigger feel versus delicate.

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