Christmas at Brockmore

Collection by Bronwyn Scott

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This is where Marguerite Kaye and I post our visual brainstorms and inspirations for our Brockmore series.

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ca. Abendkleid aus Seide, England Gown worn by Lady Beatrice on Christmas Day Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, 1800s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Regency Dress, Regency Era, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Period Outfit

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figured silk, 1820-25c, English; Puce, piped satin trimming. Museum Number T.2-1945.

Winter sports have been popular in America for hundreds of years. But in the and early century, winter pastimes not only prov. Merry Christmas, Christmas Scenes, Christmas Love, Christmas Pictures, Christmas Wishes, Christmas Horses, Christmas Bells, Victorian Christmas, Christmas Music

19th Century Sleighs

by Anita Mae Draper Two events precipitated the writing of this post today: 1) The recent snowfall in the U.S. Northeast; and 2) Worki...

Richard Armitage as John Thornton from 'North and South' by Elizabeth Gaskell. Richard Armitage, Elizabeth Gaskell, North And South, John Thornton, Look Back At Me, Bbc America, British Actors, American Actors, British Men

Snapshot: 12 British Actors Rocking Cravats in Period Dramas | BBC America

[caption id="attachment_128680" align="aligncenter" width="612"] Martin Freeman accessorizes with a geometric patterned cravat at The Paley for Media Center in NYC. (Dave Kotinsky/Getty)[/caption] If you...

Vin Santo: The Perfect Sweet Wine for Christmas Cookies Famous Desserts, Sweet Wine, Mince Pies, Christmas Cocktails, Wine Making, Holiday Cookies, Gingerbread, Homemade, Breakfast

Vin Santo: The Perfect Sweet Wine for Christmas Cookies

Cookie Week at The Kitchn has made me think about what wine I would ideally like to sip while enjoying some delicious homemade holiday cookies. Conjuring up memories of sweet mince pies, gingerbread and plum pudding, the first wine that came to mind was Vin Santo — Tuscany’s famous dessert wine.Vin Santo is a sweet wine made from dried grapes. It is typically made from the local white grapes Malvasia and Trebbiano, although sometimes some proportion of Sangiovese grapes are included.

Learn more about the Dreyfus Affair, an important episode of French legal history that took place during the time that Oscar Wilde lived in Paris. A History Of God, Two Witnesses, Study French, Empire Romain, Antiques Roadshow, God Of War, Modern Warfare, World War I, The Rock

Cashiering, the ultimate degradation for an officer, which poor Drummond suffers - like this famous case of Dreyfus