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Portrait Photography Inspiration : Australian/American composer and pianist Percy Grainger (1882-1961). He worked o

Portrait Photography Inspiration : Australian/American composer and pianist Percy Grainger (1882-1961). He worked o... - Photography Magazine | Leading Photography Magazine, bring you the best photography from around the world

Portrait Photography Inspiration : Australian/American composer and pianist Percy Grainger (1882-1961). He worked o

Victorian Eclectic Lampshade with Beaded Fringe

Victorian Eclectic Lampshade with Beaded Fringe

Some stylish looking old duds made all the better by the crumpled top hat. 19th century photography. "19th century hipsters look like today's 'Steampunk Gypsy' Halloween costume!"-mld

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Welcome to my History blog! I usually post on a different historical theme each week. Some of my favorites: -Ancient / Classical History & Archaeology -Art History -Urban & Architectural History -Military History -History of Technology -Books! LINKS TO RECENT...

Portrait of Mohan Lal with His Camera  - 1875  India (Udaipur, Mewar, Rajasthan)

Portrait of Mohan Lal with His Camera | India (Udaipur, Mewar, Rajasthan) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Originally commissioned by the Maharaja of Udaipur/Mewar then remained in the hereditary collection of the Maharaja of Udaipur/Mewar until the Udaipur City Palace Museum was opened to the public.

This picture was taken 107 years ago. - Imgur

This picture was taken 107 years ago.

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The Seance Circle via doombuggies.com

Hurry Back... to DoomBuggies!

DoomBuggies celebrates the history and mystery of Disney's classic haunted dark ride, The Haunted Mansion, with interviews, multimedia, and lots of rarities and secrets.

Sherlock Holmes' Office Sherlock Holmes Museum, London

Sherlock Holmes' Office Sherlock Holmes Museum, London

19th Century. Obviously, they would not have had anything to do with me, but a girl can dream.

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An 'expose of frauds' of Spiritualism by professional magician Professor John Henry Anderson. Anderson provides rational explanations to spirit-rapping and table-turning. Estimated 1855. Free from known copyright restrictions. #BLGothic #DiscoverLiterature

The Victorian supernatural

Professor Roger Luckhurst challenges the idea of the 19th century as one of secularisation, exploring the popularity of mesmerism, spiritualism and 'true' ghost stories in the period.

Circulating Library: Penny Dreadfuls

Penny Dreadfuls

Circulating Library: Penny Dreadfuls

Victorian Ghost Photography | Adults were more commonly posed in chairs.

Victorian post-mortem photography

Slightly more macabre follow up post to Hidden mothers in Victorian photography. Post-mortem photography is the practice of photographing the recently deceased. It is also known as memorial portrai…

All Things Gypsy: A Brief History & Cultural Collective

All Things Gypsy: A Brief History & Cultural Collective

Dictionary.com defines a gypsy as being "a member of a traveling people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and traditionally live by seasonal work, itinerant trade, and fortune-telling." But a gypsy is so much more than this...

Divination:  Vintage #fortune #telling.

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Divination: Vintage #fortune #telling.