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Unidentified child with a small wheelbarrow ca. 1850s

Unidentified child with a small wheelbarrow ca.

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no matter what you call it, in the end it means vampire . Yep, my latest curiosity belongs to vampires, the blood-sucking undead variety.

With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches a...

Invisible women: can you spot the mothers in these photographs?

Four generations of Victorian women, apparently in mourning.

Four generations of Victorian women, circa share one portrait sitting. They're all dressed in black which means they are in mourning for a family member.

Adorable Little Girl Holding Doll with Funny Expression Beautiful Angelic Child Toy Flower Bouquet Vintage 1920s Black & White Photography

1930s Manhattan Chrysler Building New York City Queensboro Bridge 1930s City Skyscrapers Buildings Black & White Photography Photo Print

glitch_art: dedicated to the art of databending

glitch_art: dedicated to the art of databending

In Victorian England  children were considered "orphans" if they had one surviving parent, had  been abandoned by their family, or were forced out into the world  because of overcrowding at home. Description from wamogodemo.pbworks.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Victorian poor boy

The Meaning Behind the Nursery Rhyme See-Saw Margery Daw - The notion that the less fortunate somehow deserved their lot was once prevalent throughout society.


“I know a 'face' where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.” William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream