"It makes them healthy, happy, hearty! That’s why they love it." Wells, Richardson & Co. Lactated Food, late 19th century trade card advertisement (via)
Divine Lorraine Hotel, Philadelphia
Photo by Fred Denman
Marcus Gheeraerts (c.1520 - c. 1590)
Philadelphia: Willis P. Hazzard, 1854.
The latest addition to my collection of Victorian hair work is this miniature on mother of pearl in a velvet case.
Only about two inches tall, these velvet cases usually housed photographs. I’ve never seen a hair memorial in one before.
I’m so lucky to have found it! :)
Phases of the moon, Geomantie’ (Geomancy), Codex Palatinus 833 Germanicus.
ABOUTHello lost child ! This is the small collection of dreams and nightmares made by a french witch. For the rest, I hand over to your fantasy.