Saturday, June 18, 2011

Breakfast Links: Week of June 13, 2011

Saturday, June 18, 2011

What better way to spend a lazy Sunday than with our latest collection of Breakfast Links? We’re offering the freshest gathering of the Twitterverse, from an Edwardian servant’s day to Mod Queen Mary Quant to a video tour of Chatsworth, the country home of the Duke of Devonshire. 
 Weary of ebooks? Check out this rare 16th c book, with notes in the margins by its owner Ben Jonson: http://bit.ly/kHn9HD
An 18th c cook's link to modern American cookouts: Hannah Glasse's Connection to the Hamburger: http://wp.me/p6Mf3-4sE
• The ancient Knollys Rose Ceremony takes place this morning near the Tower of London http://bit.ly/jIIBH6
• Van Dyck paintings unearthed by saleroom sleuth Philip Mould http://bit.ly/krXFa0
• Downloading like mad! British Library puts 1000 books from 19thC collection onto free iPad app: http://ht.ly/5g9ap
• History of the ampersand, a typographic underdog: http://j.mp/kIjaJp
• Avoiding avoirdupois: 1932 video reel with exercises to keep women slim http://bit.ly/lDKUZu
• Warm enough for an 18th c Muscadine Ice? Georgian ices & Victorian Bombes: http://ow.ly/5gApf
• The gorgeous Debbie Reynolds auction catalog available for pdf download: http://bit.ly/k4iE6H
• The amazing jewelled skeletons of Europe http://bit.ly/jswf0s
• No idle hands in this household. Ever. General Servant's Time-Table http://bit.ly/m1CGst
• Things to do in London...in 1776 http://bit.ly/khmuVB
• Sling-back, platform sandals, Shaftsbury Shoes Ltd., 1940s, via Victoria and Albert Museum http://fb.me/Mxi7198P
• Patent medicine receipts at Civil War Medicine blog: http://bit.ly/mb5KoP
• Sad list of necessities for Georgian mourning: Mourning for Mary, 1799 http://post.ly/2DORE
• To talke in the darke :Life of John Florio: Italian Language Master & Contemporary of Shakespeare http://bit.ly/l3pNsR
• Mary Quant: Mod Chelsea Girl http://bit.ly/mpetBm
• Off to the beach in 1760s, with mixed results:To Brighton, to swim in the sea: http://post.ly/2Dl76
• Smell & taste the food of historic Old Salem - Recipe for Old Salem Moravian Gingerbread - http://tinyurl.com/3gptzle
• Wonderful Chatsworth video for a vitural visit: Take a peek at some of the highlights of the house: http://bit.ly/iizNeO

1 comments:

Carey said...

I love the British library app! I have already spent way too much time looking through it. The geology section is fantastic.

I get to combine my two passions Geology and history!!

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