Saturday, July 23, 2011

Breakfast Links: Week of July 18, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Keep cool with our Breakfast Links! Take a look at this week’s links to other blogs, news stories, & pictures, gathered up by way of Twitter.
Vintage dog photography - in pictures: http://gu.com/p/3vj8q/tf
Today in 1955: Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California. Dumbo the flying elephant on display:  - http://ow.ly/5ELQq
• White Magic: 18th c witch bottles in colonial Virginia: http://ht.ly/5v2L4
• Smallpox in 18th Century & the redoubtable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: http://post.ly/2WfIa
• Coping with "indifferent fare" in the 18th c - no wonder the menu soon appeared! http://bit.ly/nCFryv
• When chamber pots were political, not polite: http://bit.ly/ojk1h7
Found in the Newport Hist Soc collections - an 18th century chap stick recipe! http://bit.ly/nD111e
• Fascinating Photos of 19th Century Vaudeville & Burlesque Performers - http://ht.ly/5HM2P RT
• A stunning wide brimmed straw hat of extravagant proportions, c1910. http://bit.ly/prFs5Q
• "You may be pretty in your home town, but this is NY": 1939 advice for young ladies: http://bit.ly/qaf62r
• 1733 The story of how tea & 2 cows reformed a woman's drunken & gambling husband. - http://tinyurl.co
• Putting armour to the test. Medieval armour: not good to wear, worse to fight in http://bbc.in/pA8X3T
• Smiles! Happy hump day & happy hippo from collection of the Morgan Library: http://bit.ly/rdZcXX
• BREAKING 1776 NEWS: First British Report of America’s Declaration of Independence -- http://ow.ly/5Js06
• Ribbons, rings, & miniatures: Material culture of 18th c romantic love: http://bit.ly/pOE2Ja
Golden bird & pearls: Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post's Art Deco brooch: http://twitpic.com/5tism0
• In 1945, a young woman was fined $2 for wearing a "halter and shorts with nude midriff": http://bit.ly/nQluw7
• Elegant 1850s NYC house near Wash. Sq., home to wealthy RR magnates, Mark Twain, and ...ghosts? http://bit.ly/ny6Cuv

2 comments:

Mrs. Betts said...

O Goodie you've posted these early! Look foreward to these every week.My favorite one this week is that smiling hippo!

Lauren Hairston said...

What fun links! Thanks for sharing!

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