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little augury: Christmas

little augury: Christmas

This photographic image from The Grovian's collection illustrates an English governess who appears to be not much older than her charges. This photo was taken just before World War I, a conflict that not only changed the world of service forever, but also marked for the governess, and most domestic servants, the end of an era.  The Grovian Doll Museum

Nanny plus two live dolls plus a doll = A lovely daguerreotype.

Found image. Another picture of a child balanced precariously on a chair with the washing in the background..

Vintage photo of a girl in a garden

Here's a cute collection of vintage photos of children dressed up as fairies all with visible wings from between the 1910s and 1930s. It is ...

Fairy Dewdrop and her spider's web wand,

Forever young

Forever young

little augury: Christmas

little augury: Christmas

Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Image by m.brouse, via Flickr

Old Picture of the Day: Christmas 1908


A Victorian Christmas.

Mother Teresa (1910-1997), on the left, as a teen in native Albanian clothing. An ethnic Albanian, born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu on 26 August 1910, she considered 27 August, the day she was baptized, to be her true birthday. Her birthplace of Skopje, now capital of Macedonia, was at the time part of the Ottoman Empire. Her family continued to live in Skopje until 1934, when they moved to Tirana in Albania. (V)

MOTHER TERESA (on left) as a teen in native Albanian clothing. Blessed Teresa of born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (Albanian: [aˈɲɛs ˈɡɔɲdʒa bɔjaˈdʒiu]) and commonly known as Mother.


Brownies LIFE magazine /early or late :-)

Late 1800s Christmas ...mother at the piano with her daughters

Miss Meadows' Pearls: Vintage Christmas Photos 1917 victorian christmas ideas

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+  Sweet girl by a gate.  Love the detail on her jacket.  Harrisburg, PA.

Little Girl Dressed as Witch vintage Halloween studio photo / Harrisburg, PA photographer.

Paola Borboni, 1919

Paola Borboni January April was an Italian film actress whose career spanned nine decades of cinema. She also made a substantial contribution to theatre. She entered film in 1916 and made over 80 film appearances between then and

This photograph was taken in 1911, and shows a woman with a pet rabbit. National Archives photo I believe...

Woman With Pet Rabbit - 1911 - Harris & Ewing

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I think Ella should wear white gossamer dresses. They are sort of like her personality: light, soft, and free