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Costumes/17th & 18th Century

"Vanitas Still Life" by Pieter Claesz  This is a still life (literally, a life that is now still/dead) with narrative, perhaps personal. For Muuhito!

Vanitas Still-Life - Pieter Claesz. Gallery - Still-life Painting Art

"The doll’s house of Petronella Oortman", c. 1710 ~ Jacob Appel (Dutch 1680-1751). Doll houses of this period were a hobby for ladies, like cabinets for gentlemen's collections. This is one of 3 such 17th c. houses surviving. The wealthy Amsterdam lady, ordered miniature porcelain objects from China & commissioned furniture makers & artists to decorate the interior, spending ca. 20-30 thousand guilders - the cost of a real house. Only one of the 20 dolls in the painting survives. [1st of 2…

The doll’s house of Petronella Oortman by Jacob Appel, 1710 - great idea to put it on a bench so that it is higher up - gonna do that

The most famous witch trials took place in 1692 in Salem Village (now Danvers) in the colony of Massachusetts. But they were hardly the only ones. By one count, there were 234 indictments or legal complaints of witchcraft in New England in the 17th century, resulting in 36 executions. In all the other colonies during the same period, there were only a few trials and suits for slander, and no executions. The hunt for witches was almost exclusively a New England phenomenon.

Each title features: - Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism- Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

Halloween Thrifting Challenge: Early Stuart Era (1603-1625)

Halloween Thrifting Challenge: Early Stuart Era (1603-1625)

The Maidstone Jacket, early century. In the Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery.

black roman chasuble, casula romana preta /   Presumably 17th or 18th century /   New Liturgical Movement: A Unique Black Chasuble

* Black roman chasuble, casula romana preta / Presumably or century / New Liturgical Movement: A Unique Black Chasuble*

Been a long time since I've made a batch - the dandelions sure are abundant these days... :)

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

ebooklet: How to make a fruit mead melomel

The Christmas Market in Salzburg, Austria, featuring one of the world's largest Advent calendars.

Is a Christmas Markets cruise on your bucket list? Travel + Leisure shows you the best markets to visit: "The Christmas Market in Salzburg, Austria, featuring one of the world's largest Advent calendars.

Pinning my online Old English course because if I have to scour the internet for it one more time... It's ridiculously obscure and hard to find!

Medieval and Renaissance Book Production - Printed Books

It was mandated that only one breast could be used to feed the white child...if she switched up and let both black and white babies suckle from the same breast, she could be whipped because it was like them sharing the same water fountain. She wasn't a paid wet nurse who chose this profession, she was an enslaved woman who had to feed all of the white babies first and her child last. if her milk went dry, the slave owner brought another woman, and the enslaved women's children went hungry…

Dear Old Wives: Your Tales Aren't True

She wasn't a paid wet nurse who chose this profession, she was an enslaved woman who had to feed all of the white babies first and her child last. if her milk went dry, the slave owner brought another woman, and the enslaved women's children went hungry.

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