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This elegant gown of the late 1770s illustrates new developments in women’s fashion. Muslin, a very finely spun...
Paeonia may be herbaceous perennials or deciduous sub-shrubs with large, divided leaves and showy large bowl-shaped...
Grevy’s Zebras do not have secure harems like the Chapman’s and Mountain Zebra. The basic social unit is a mare...
A late 19th century stereocard (in sepie) of "Avenue,Tor Abbey",depicting an avenue of trees in winter with a man...
Summer Day at...
Whitworth Art Gallery
Summer Day at Prestbury, Cheshire
Catalpa x erubescens...
Catalpa are deciduous trees of spreading habit, with handsome, large leaves and erect panicles of showy, bell-shaped...
Blair Drummond Safari...
Scientific name: Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary or Arabian camels are extremely well adapted to life in the desert....
A sepia photograph, printed as a postcard of Robert Darlington, Chauffer to the Cary Family at Torre Abbey, and his...
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A hair weaving - typical of the Victorian era as a memorial piece. The center "flowers" of this piece represent the 5 children of the Croone family of Scandia. One...
Fire Holder for a Fishing Boat
This odd looking iron rack provokes lots of interesting guesses on tours in the Ladugård (barn). The Swedish immigrants, and indeed ALL immigrants, needed to be...
This cupboard was one of the very few furniture pieces in a local immigrant hus. After a very tragic and rough beginning to their new life in Amerika, they finally...
These small, hand-made, black leather shoes with 3 buttons were hand- made in Sweden for Freda Christina Johnson Morrison to wear to Amerika in 1897. She was 2 years...