19th Century Bicycle Design
19th Century Sea Islands Hurricane
Images of the history of the bicycle from 1816-1880.
In August 1893 a major hurricane struck the offshore barrier islands of Georgia and South Carolina.
The 1866-1871 Diaries and Letters of Maggie Royston
Story of a 19th century girl
by author Heather Palmer.
Beyond the Fringe- Shawls of Paisley Design
Paisley shawls were in fashion from 1790-1870.
Cameos Through Time
The history of cameos.
A miniature landscape arranged at the foot of the Christmas tree.
Death of Prince Albert
Prince Consort of the British Queen Victoria, was one of the most outstanding men of the nineteenth century.
Understanding the 19th Century Poet.
The First Christmas Card
The first Christmas card was designed in the 19th century and sent by John Calcott Horsley in 1843.
Fun In The Sun: Victorian Beaches in the 19th Century
Atlantic City, with its beautiful beaches & luxurious hotels, became a popular summer resort.
A Gift for a 19th Century Princess
Tracing the provenance of an antique purse.
Halloween myths and Halloween games played in the 19th Century.
Read about Queen Victoria's daughter, Princess Alice Maud Mary.
Harrison Fisher Prints
Harrison Fisher, a great 19th century American illustrator, famous for his "Fisher Girl"; and, more specifically, his "American Girl".
The 19th Century History of the Canadian Asbestos Industry
Abstracted from a paper read before the General Mining Association of Quebec in 1892.
History of the Fashionable Bathing Suit
Follow the path of the fashionable bathing suit.
The History of Golf
The history of the greatest game ever played, written by Henry Howland.
History of Lord & Taylor
The history of the famous 19th century department store.
The House of Mourning - 19th Century Mourning and Funeral Customs
19th century funeral and mourning etiquette.
Is the Red Nose from the Corset or Liquor?
19th Century women and tight lacing.
The Horse Carriage
Five styles of the horse carriage advertised in the 19th century.
Explore the royal castles and estates occupied by Queen Victoria.
Native Americans & the U.S. Government
The U.S. government’s 19th century policies towards Native Americans in the second half of the nineteenth century were influenced by the desire to expand westward into territories occupied by these Indian tribes.
Queen Victoria’s Dog
During her secluded and quiet childhood at Kensington Palace, Dash, a black-and-tan spaniel, was her constant companion.
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Refurbished cupola lights the way for new era for the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
Queen Victoria's Not So "Victorian" Writings
19th century Queen Victoria's astonishing words about pregnancy, children, marriage and men.
A Queen's Daughter- Princess Alice Maud Mary
Read about Queen Victoria's daughter, Princess Alice Maud Mary. Article from an 1884 magazine.
Royal Robes of Queen Alexandra
Auction catalog with descriptions of Queen Alexandra and Prince Edward's royal clothing.
The Royal Unmentionables
Queen Victoria's 19th century underwear.
19th Century Ladies' Golf Club
In 1867, some members of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, with an interest in providing recreation for their daughters, founded the St. Andrews Ladies' Golf Club.
Stereotyping of the Irish Immigrant in 19th Century Periodicals
The stereotyping of the Irish immigrant in contemporary cartoons during the 19th century.
To Gather Orange Blossoms
The history of 19th Century wedding custom of wearing orange blossoms.
Victorian Baby Carriages: The Golden Age of Carriages
icker companies such as Heywood Brothers and the Wakefield Rattan Company, abounded in the 19th century making carriages to transport babies and toddlers.
The Victorian Christmas Tree
Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, decorated a large Christmas tree at Windsor Castle.
The Victorian Garden- while gardening has been going on since Eden, it was during the 19th century that it became widely popular.
Valentine's Day Cards
If there is one card which attracts collectors' interests, its the three dimensional fold-out Victorian Valentine cards.
Women's Fashions 1825-1840
History of antique women's clothing from 1825 to 1840 by Heather Palmer.
18TH CENTURY HISTORY
Abigail Adams and Women's Rights by Christine Haug:
Fictional letter by Abigail Adams explaining to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 why women's rights should be included in the new Constitution.
18th Century Holiday Traditions
Residents of 18th Century Williamsburg Observed Feast of the Nativity as a Holy Day.