Life Takes Lemons
My Author Site: Susan Ardelie
06 3 / 2014
Fit for a lady
(Source: girlypumpkin, via enchanted-fairytale-dreams)
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14 2 / 2014
Terpsichore, Muse of Dance by Jean Marc Nattier (1739)
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Thalia, Muse of Comedy by Jean Marc Nattier (1739)
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08 1 / 2014
Skaters on the Serpentine in Hyde Park by Julius Caesar Ibbitson (1786)
Ahem, gentlemen, where are the ladies?
Skating on the Frozen Amstel River (1611)
Adam van Breen, Dutch, c. 1585 - 1640
Skating by George Morland (1792)
Skating Rink in Winter by Konstantin Somov (1915)
26 11 / 2013
"Round & Sound. Four pence a pound Duke Cherries"
If you were walking the streets of London in June of 1795, you might have heard the cherry seller’s cry, just one of the many daily cries of London.
18th century embroidery to make you swoon. Do you think there’s anybody alive that’s patient enough to make this today? :)
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"Knives, Scissors, and Razors to Grind." Cries of London print.
Another way the Georgians kept their budget intact? If a blade was dull in 1795, one didn’t replace it, they got it re-sharpened.
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