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: Dreaming of. A Summer Croquet Party

Dreaming of... A Summer Croquet Party

Speaking of blue... have you seen Tory Burch's Southampton home in this month's Vogue? Vogue Vogue Blue heaven! When I saw the photos it made me think of a friend of mine who has a remodeling project in her future (you know who you are). So much to be inspired by in this "sprawling Gatsby-era manor"... you can see it here if you haven't picked up a copy yet. Vogue But what really caught my eye was Tory's lush green lawn. It sent me dreaming of a summertime croquet party. Style Me Pretty With…

Another draped mom photo. The child is actually sitting on her mother's lap. Mom is there to help the child hold still during long shutter exposures.

PORTRAIT DOLL 1851 This luxury wax doll of Queen Victoria was made by Augusta Montanari, an Englishwoman, and her Corsican husband Napoleon. Victorian Dolls, Antique Dolls, Vintage Dolls, Victorian Games, Victorian Era, Pale Blue Dresses, Blue Silk Dress, Queen Victoria Prince Albert, Victoria And Albert

Queen Victoria Doll ca. 1851

Queen Victoria Doll ca. 1851 MEASUREMENTS: H 630 mm; W 460 mm; D 260 mm MATERIALS: wax; glass; paint; hair; cotton; linen; wool; silk ...

Croquet Fashion in Le Monde Elegant August 1866 Victorian Games, Victorian Costume, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Pompadour Style, Jean Délavé, Civil War Fashion, Manchester Art

A brief history of Croquet in the Garden & the fashions that followed

Johann Mongles Culverhouse (Dutch-born American painter, 1825-1895) Croquet Croquet is, like pall mall, trucco, jeu de mail & kolven, clearly a derivative of ground billiards, which was popular in Western Europe back to at least the 14th century, with roots in classical antiquity. Researchers claim that both golf & croquet evolved from these ancient sports, and that billiards was a modified inside game of croquet. 1650 'Le Centre de l'Amour, Decouvert Soubs Divers Emblesmes Galans et…

In the 1860’s McLoughlin Bros. produced a card game called Grandma’ Game of Useful Knowledge. Browsing through the questions and answers found within the game will have anyone realize the 1860’s was a time of learning practical knowledge. The questions offer a perspective on household, religious, scientific, and historical beliefs of that period. It is a wonderful collectible game to catch a glimpse of life in the mid 19th century.

In the 1860’s McLoughlin Bros. produced a card game called Grandma’ Game of Useful Knowledge. Browsing through the questions and answers found within the game will have anyone realize the 1860’s was a time of learning practical knowledge. The questions offer a perspective on household, religious, scientific, and historical beliefs of that period. It is a wonderful collectible game to catch a glimpse of life in the mid 19th century.

What Games Did Children Play in

What Games Did Children Play in the 1860s?

An poster sized print, approx (other products available) - A Victorian family gather around a Christmas tree. Date: 1858 - Image supplied by Mary Evans Prints Online - Poster printed in the USA New Orleans Christmas, Old Christmas, Victorian Christmas, A Christmas Story, Vintage Christmas, Favorite Holiday, Holiday Fun, Festive, Victorian Games

Victorians' Christmas Parlor Games Will Leave You Burned, Bruised, And Puking

Do not try them at home.