Saturday, May 21, 2011

Breakfast Links: Week of May 16, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Another week, another collection of our favorite links to blogs, news stories, slide shows, and photographs that we've collected via Twitter. Click away!
Gorgeous views of church ceilings, more: Early Bird Slideshow: Looking up to the Heavens -
• About the once- radical "English Hymn": Jerusalem
• Fantastic 18th c shoes with matching velvet clogs: Heights of Fashion :
• Hairwork jewelry: fascinating and/or slightly unnerving?
• Have you been on the National Jukebox website yet? Amazing archive of pre-1925 music now available:
• Do you ever wish you could wear the Hope Diamond? Meet one woman who did:
• Solving the real mystery lurking in the chapel where Dan Brown set The Da Vinci Code
• "Order of the Pug": 1740s Porcelain pug snuffbox , details of strange secret society that inspired it:
• Mary, Queen of Scots, prayer book returns to Scotland -
• Jim Henson died 21 years ago today. Saddest pic you'll see
• Tiara of Empress Eugenie fetches world record $12.76 million
• A nod to the wink men:
• Da Vinci iPhone:
• Amazing film of Henry VIII's tapestries as they would have appeared to him over 500 years ago.
• True 19th c couture: Historic Dress of the Day: Charles Frederick Worth, evening dress, circa 1883
• War-time fashion dolls offered Parisian couture in miniature: Théâtre de la Mode' c.1944 -
Jane Austen rare manuscript up for sale
• What are the origins of the modern cult of celebrity? Medieval knights as the first superstars
• She wears it well: 98-year-old woman wears her 1938 wedding dress at church fashion show:


nightsmusic said...

I couldn't wait until tomorrow morning. I cheated and looked through several links tonight.

I'm still crying over that pic of Henson and Kermit. It was such a sad day to hear.

Loved the history of Jerusalem though. Very interesting!

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