Usually Ackermann's Repository presents architectural designs and furniture in pristine form, devoid of signs of human habitation. This illustration caught my eye because the cloak stand holds clothing! And umbrellas!
However, I'm still scratching my head about the lamps at the top of the flower stand, and the suggestion of putting goldfish bowls there instead.
There’s a big difference in how we use history. But we’re equally nuts about it. To us, the everyday details of life in the past are things to talk about, ponder, make fun of -- much in the way normal people talk about their favorite reality show.
We talk about who’s wearing what and who’s sleeping with whom. We try to sort out rumor or myth from fact. We thought there must be at least three other people out there who think history’s fascinating and fun, too. This blog is for them.