Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Victorian Lady – CDV – German

June 12, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Vintage Sunday

June 12, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Two women c1880

I found this beautiful cabinet card on Twitter and my thought was ……………

“She was about to be married, and was frightened to death. And no-one would love her, ever again.”
Sarah Waters

WikiVictorian

June 8, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daguerreotype

A nice little Daguerreotype, 2 1/2 x 3 inches, unfortunately there isn’t any information about the sitter or country of origin.

May 15, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Daguerrotype of an unidentified woman – c1850

May 8, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sad result of practical joking – The Illustrated Police News – Saturday 9th April 1881

 

April 27, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Servants in training

An interesting postcard I recently purchased showing young children learning to be servants,

it could be a “reconstruction” but judging by the feel of the postcard I suspect that it is from the period

April 17, 2022 Posted by | Deltiology, Maid, Maids, Servants, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minister and friends

April 10, 2022 Posted by | Deltiology, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vintage Sunday

March 13, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Victorian woman

February 6, 2022 Posted by | Deltiology, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment