Oct 8, 2009
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Kellogg Brothers - Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, A Redeemed Slave Child,1863

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Kellogg Brothers - Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, A Redeemed Slave Child,1863

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Princess Victoria, 1833 by George Hayter

Princess Victoria, 1833 by George Hayter

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Sep 30, 2009
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Thomas Eakins ~ Art students bathing, 1883

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Thomas Eakins ~ Art students bathing, 1883

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benjaminhilts:London 1899 by Leonard Misonne (via ubych)

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benjaminhilts:London 1899 by Leonard Misonne (via ubych)

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Sep 28, 2009
George Walker, Yorkshire Miner, 1814
(as a Yorkshire girl, I appreciate this - although I’m from textile country, not coal!)

George Walker, Yorkshire Miner, 1814

(as a Yorkshire girl, I appreciate this - although I’m from textile country, not coal!)

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Sep 27, 2009
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a_k:Horatio Rosss. 1860

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a_k:Horatio Rosss. 1860

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fallingribbons:
Elisabeth Terry as Andromeda Lewis Carroll, 1865. (via)

fallingribbons:

Elisabeth Terry as Andromeda Lewis Carroll, 1865. (via)

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Sep 22, 2009
"Castle Thunder, Cary St., the place where so many Union prisoners suffered. Richmond, Va".
Castle Thunder, located in Richmond, Virginia, was a former tobacco warehouse located on Tobacco Row, converted into a prison used by the Confederacy to house civilian prisoners, including captured Union spies, political prisoners and those charged with treason during the Civil War.

"Castle Thunder, Cary St., the place where so many Union prisoners suffered. Richmond, Va".

Castle Thunder, located in Richmond, Virginia, was a former tobacco warehouse located on Tobacco Row, converted into a prison used by the Confederacy to house civilian prisoners, including captured Union spies, political prisoners and those charged with treason during the Civil War.

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turnofthecentury:

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A Scene in the New York Morgue — Identification of the Unknown Dead, a wood engraving sketched by Stanley Fox and published in Harper’s Weekly, July 7, 1866.

turnofthecentury:

exclamationmark:

A Scene in the New York Morgue — Identification of the Unknown Dead, a wood engraving sketched by Stanley Fox and published in Harper’s Weekly, July 7, 1866.

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Sep 21, 2009
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blushing:
(via wordofcommand)

Four-poster bed, 1826

mysterieux:

blushing:

(via wordofcommand)

Four-poster bed, 1826

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