Black Victorians: History Claims We’ve Only Ever Been Slaves
The Black Victorians. Who were they? And why haven’t we heard more about them? Similar to the legend that was Dido Elizabeth Belle, a biracial aristocrat (unearthed by filmmaker Amma Asante, …
Fagin's children: Mugshots of Victorian thieves as young as 11 who were sentenced to hard labour for stealing clothes and metal
The 1870s rogues gallery of offenders, some as young as 11, includes thieves and pickpockets who stole anything from cash to clothes and even odd pieces of metal.
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Thieves, thugs and a conman who impersonated a vicar: The first-ever criminal mugshots taken in Britain revealed 150 years on
The first mugshots were the brainchild of Robert Evan Roberts, the governor of Bedford Prison in the 1850s, who became concerned that too many habitual criminals were getting away.
Southworth and Hawes | Donald McKay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil, verso TR: "Donald McKay // Original"Marking: Hallmark TL: Doublé / A. Gaudin [see Spirit of Fact (Sobieszek and Appel, 1976) #10, p
ON HOLD for LISA Stove Top Hat Wild Man mid 1840s | Etsy
This item is ON HOLD for LISA SALE PENDING This item is being Sold on layaway by CrowCreekUnique to Lisa as per our communications on Etsy and will be paid for in full by June 16 2013. If full payment is not completed by this time a 20% fee ($65.00) will be charged and excess funds returned to buyer. The sale will then be voided. The buyer (Lisa aka ursasuzanne) by purchasing this item agrees to these terms set forth by seller.(CrowCreekUnique). Total Price including Shipping $332.80. There…
Cornelius Vanderbilt also known by the Sobriquet COMMODORE. An American industrialist and philanthropist who built his wealth in shipping and railroads. The patriarch of the Vanderbilt family and one of the richest Americans in history. Married his first cousin, Sophia Johnson with whom he had thirteen children.
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tuesday-johnson: “ ca. 1858-60, [Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, seated in chair], Ball & Thomas ”
Christen Købke (1810–1848) of Denmark
Christen Købke (1810–1848), Rough Sea on a Rocky Coast, 1839 These paintings with their soft light & stillness are perfect for a relaxing Sunday afternoon. Denmark’s Golden Age – the term used to describe the country’s amazing diversity of intellectual, scientific & cultural achievements of the first half of the 19th century – was also a time of social inequality & economic collapse, as the nation was left bankrupt in the wake of the Napoleonic Wars. Christen Købke (1810–1848), Portrait of…