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The History of the Lorgnette

A precursor to modern opera glasses, lorgnettes were a common sight during the 19th century at the theater as well as the opera. ...

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Shawls and Wraps in 19th Century Art, Literature, and Fashion History

From the Regency era to the end of the 1860s, there was no fashion accessory as versatile and ubiquitous as the shawl....

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The Pet Parrot: As Depicted in 18th and 19th Century Art, Literature, & History

Large and colorful exotic birds were quite popular as pets during the 18th and 19th centuries....

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The Legend of Lady Godiva: Depictions in Art, Literature, and History

The scandalous tale of Lady Godiva’s ride has been in circulation for nearly ten centuries. ...

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Keats, Endymion, and Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine

On its release in 1818, Endymion was so harshly reviewed that Lord Byron was prompted to write that the sensitive Keats had been “snuffed out by an article.”...

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Chaucer, Robert Burns, and Lassie: The Collie in Literature and History

The Rough Collie is one of the most recognizable dog breeds in the world....

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