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Tag Archives: 19th Century
[Tea in Art] Tea by James Tissot (1872)
Since it’s that time of (my) day…
I’m drinking Earl Grey. You?
[Women Reading in Art] Woman Reading by Ivan Kramskoi
Woman Reading (Portrait of Sofia Kramskaya), after 1866, by Ivan Kramskoi:
Février by Eugène Grasset, 1896:
Happy Thanksgiving from Harper’s Bazar (1894)
Have a great day!
[Book Nerd Links] Victorian Slang
20 Victorian Terms That Seem Oddly Modern [courtesy Anglophenia]
The above article reminded me of an earlier one from mental_floss:
56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using
Bonus points go to Anglophenia for mentioning (and running a photograph of) Jarvis Cocker!
Books in Art: The New York Times Ad, 1895
Strictly speaking, this ad features a newspaper, not a book. It’s so exquisite, though, that I am giving it a pass.
Once Upon a Time: Late Nineteenth Century Children’s Book Illustrations
Children’s books from the late nineteenth century have the best illustrations. Here’s why:
They are charming.
They are nonsensical.
“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.”-Laura Ingalls Wilder
Daily Diversion #174: Old Books
Two books from the mid-1800s, given to me by a friend.