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The 19th Century Cookbook Companion By Black Ship Books
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The 19th Century Cookbook Companion - an authentic reproduction of a 19th century Yorkshire cookbook. Hundreds of recipes that an aspiring cook can use in the knowledge that these meals were... More > prepared in the heart of Yorkshire well over a century ago. Begun immediately preceding York’s 19th century industrial mill era, this book proves that, amongst other things, vegetarian sausages were not uncommon, and local tastes were far from provincial. Food historians of all persuasions will find something within that challenges their preconceptions of 19th century Yorkshire culinary production.< Less
German Professions of the 18th and 19th Centuries By ROBERT RABE
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German Professions of the 18th and 19th Centuries including the history of the guilds and the history of many professions including blacksmiths, farmers, clockmakers, cobblers, tanners, physicians,... More > peddlers, merchants, shepherds and hunters.< Less
Goldweights of the 19th Century Australian Colonists By Laura Potter
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The work featured here was originally produced for an exhibition of British and Australian jewellery, entitled Transplantation, which explored issues around migration and colonisation. The... More > 'Goldweights of the 19th Century Australian Colonists' are a series of small brass objects, which are entirely fake in terms of their proposed origin and function, but their individual background stories contain more than a grain of truth.< Less
Lawn Tennis as shown by 19th Century Photography By Brandt Rowles
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This book is a photographic record of early lawn tennis. Tennis in the 19th Century was mostly played by the upper social classes, although some homeowners of moderate income did build private... More > courts. Their courts often were sloped, cow-pasture bumpy, and included hazards such as boulders and trees. Ordinary people mostly wore their formal street clothes to play the game. The photographs in this book show a far different look to the game than that of today. The book looks into the faces of these long dead people and enters the sunny landscapes of their distant years.< Less
Lawn Tennis as shown by 19th Century Photography By Brandt Rowles
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This book is a photographic record of early lawn tennis. Tennis in the 19th Century was mostly played by the upper social classes, although some homeowners of moderate income did build private... More > courts. Their courts often were sloped, cow-pasture bumpy, and included hazards such as boulders and trees. Ordinary people mostly wore their formal street clothes to play the game. The photographs in this book show a far different look to the game than that of today. The book looks into the faces of these long dead people and enters the sunny landscapes of their distant years.< Less
19th century materials for drawing and painting By Clare Richardson
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survey of artistic materials used in the trial paintings for the Society of Arts, together with the history of the watercolour paper produced by Steart and favoured by Turner
Mendocino: A 19th Century Village by the Sea By Janet Ashford
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The village of Mendocino, California is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and by Mendocino Headlands State Park and welcomes the visitor not only to a friendly small town but to an historic district... More > filled with unique examples of 19th-century architecture, charming shops and bed-and-breakfast inns, art galleries and spas, gourmet restaurants, two history museums, and the renowned Mendocino Art Center—all surrounded by the natural beauty of grassy headlands, rocky shores and redwood forests. This guide includes photos and information on the most important sites plus a map and walking tour.< Less
Mendocino: A 19th Century Village by the Sea By Janet Ashford
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The village of Mendocino, California is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and by Mendocino Headlands State Park and welcomes the visitor not only to a friendly small town but to an historic district... More > filled with unique examples of 19th-century architecture, charming shops and bed-and-breakfast inns, art galleries and spas, gourmet restaurants, two history museums, and the renowned Mendocino Art Center—all surrounded by the natural beauty of grassy headlands, rocky shores and redwood forests. This guide includes photos and information on the most important sites plus a map and walking tour.< Less
Sericulture: The Proper Employment of Women in 19th Century China By Grace Wright
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Through their labor in the production of silk, women had an important place in the economy of China. The government encouraged this as a legitimate female occupation from the Shang dynasty into the... More > 19th century. It gave women a position in society outside of the family structure wherein they could support themselves.< Less
Safe Counsel: Advice on Love & Marriage from the Late 19th Century By Karen Yvonne Hamilton
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Prof. B. G. Jefferis, M.D., PhD and J. L. Nichols originally published this text in 1897, in a book called Safe Counsel: Search Lights on Health. According to the original authors, “KNOWLEDGE... More > IS SAFETY”, and their medical knowledge from the late 19th century will be of great interest to historians, researchers of women’s issues, and the general reader in light of modern medical, social and scientific advancements. The text will give the reader a deeper understanding of day-to-day life and beliefs during the late 1800’s. This volume covers such topics as: history of marriage, how to choose a spouse, how to propose, how to conduct oneself on the honeymoon, causes of family problems, how to handle jealousy, and how to write a love letter. Charming period illustrations augment the text.< Less