One of the first mixed drinks, the mint-laden julep was popularized on 18th-century Southern plantations. by rachelpp
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rachelpp One of the first mixed drinks, the mint-laden julep was popularized on 18th-century Southern plantations.
OUTDOOR Living
Old slave quarters on one of the plantations . by janie
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janie Old slave quarters on one of the plantations .
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Dance Card, 18th century. Dance cards originated in the 18th century, but their use first became widespread in 19th century Vienna and later beyond in Europe and the US. At first it was a fan with the name of a partner inscribed on the back. by annabelle
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annabelle Dance Card, 18th century. Dance cards originated in the 18th century, but their use first became widespread in 19th century Vienna and later beyond in Europe and the US. At first it was a fan with the name of a partner inscribed on the back.
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Guinness Record  Guinness Dry Stout was first brewed in Dublin during the mid-18th century and has become one of Ireland’s most famous by Taber3
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Taber3 Guinness Record Guinness Dry Stout was first brewed in Dublin during the mid-18th century and has become one of Ireland’s most famous
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Epaulettes first appeared on British uniforms in the second half of the 18th century. The epaulette was officially incorporated into Royal Navy uniform regulations in 1795, although some officers wore them before this date. Under this system Flag Officers wore silver stars on their epaulettes to distinguish their ranks. A Captain with at least three years seniority had two plain epaulettes, while a Junior Captain wore one on the right shoulder, and a Commander one of the left by christian
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christian Epaulettes first appeared on British uniforms in the second half of the 18th century. The epaulette was officially incorporated into Royal Navy uniform regulations in 1795, although some officers wore them before this date. Under this system Flag Officers wore silver stars on their epaulettes to distinguish their ranks. A Captain with at least three years seniority had two plain epaulettes, while a Junior Captain wore one on the right shoulder, and a Commander one of the left
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From the 18th century to 1918, Schönbrunn was the residence of the Habsburg emperors. by john
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john From the 18th century to 1918, Schönbrunn was the residence of the Habsburg emperors.
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Oil on canvas, previously attributed to Johann Zoffany, 1779; Dido Elizabeth Belle is depicted here with her cousin Elizabeth Murray. This painting scandalised many of it’s 18th century audience due to its portrayal of Belle, a woman of colour, in a non-subservient position. Considered to be one of the first paintings to do so, it was probably commissioned by Belle’s father Admiral Sir John Lindsay in the late 1770’s. by bizz
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bizz Oil on canvas, previously attributed to Johann Zoffany, 1779; Dido Elizabeth Belle is depicted here with her cousin Elizabeth Murray. This painting scandalised many of it’s 18th century audience due to its portrayal of Belle, a woman of colour, in a non-subservient position. Considered to be one of the first paintings to do so, it was probably commissioned by Belle’s father Admiral Sir John Lindsay in the late 1770’s.
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In the 18th century, Ca’ Rezzonico was without doubt one of the most sumptuous palaces in the city. The owners were one of the most influent by isaul.carballar
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isaul.carballar In the 18th century, Ca’ Rezzonico was without doubt one of the most sumptuous palaces in the city. The owners were one of the most influent
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In the 18th century, Ca’ Rezzonico was without doubt one of the most sumptuous palaces in the city. The owners were one of the most influent by isaul.carballar
isaul.carballar
isaul.carballar In the 18th century, Ca’ Rezzonico was without doubt one of the most sumptuous palaces in the city. The owners were one of the most influent
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Outfits of Claire in the 18th Century by alana
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alana Outfits of Claire in the 18th Century
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Bradgate House Ruins Thomas Grey, 2nd marquis of Dorset built Bradgate House with the likely completion date being 1520. This is one of the first unfortified great houses in England and one of the earliest post-Roman use of bricks. It was lived in by the Grey family for the next 220 years.The decline of the house started in the mid 18th century resulting in the ruins which are standing today. by tanya
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tanya Bradgate House Ruins Thomas Grey, 2nd marquis of Dorset built Bradgate House with the likely completion date being 1520. This is one of the first unfortified great houses in England and one of the earliest post-Roman use of bricks. It was lived in by the Grey family for the next 220 years.The decline of the house started in the mid 18th century resulting in the ruins which are standing today.
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And if today's fashion was the one from the 18th century? by photohab
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photohab And if today's fashion was the one from the 18th century?
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article on finding suitable fabric patterns of the 18th Century by tricia
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tricia article on finding suitable fabric patterns of the 18th Century
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The First Temple of Jerusalem was built by King Solomon in the 10th century b.c. on Mount Moriah. When it was complete, the Ark of the by letitia
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letitia The First Temple of Jerusalem was built by King Solomon in the 10th century b.c. on Mount Moriah. When it was complete, the Ark of the
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Mary Read, (died 1721) was an English pirate. She is chiefly remembered as one of only two women known to have been convicted of piracy during the early 18th century, at the height of the Golden Age of Piracy. by justine
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justine Mary Read, (died 1721) was an English pirate. She is chiefly remembered as one of only two women known to have been convicted of piracy during the early 18th century, at the height of the Golden Age of Piracy.
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The 18th-century automaton by celia
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celia The 18th-century automaton
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Detail of a Late 18th Century French oil on panel of Marie Antoinette at the guillotine. by janis
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janis Detail of a Late 18th Century French oil on panel of Marie Antoinette at the guillotine.
A Whole Lotta Camera
Ormacleit Castle (also Ormiclate or Ormaclett) is a ruined mansion house of the early 18th century. It is located on South Uist in the Western Isles of Scotland. It was built in the early years of the 18th century by Allan Macdonald, chief of Clanranald, and occupied from 1707. by leanne
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leanne Ormacleit Castle (also Ormiclate or Ormaclett) is a ruined mansion house of the early 18th century. It is located on South Uist in the Western Isles of Scotland. It was built in the early years of the 18th century by Allan Macdonald, chief of Clanranald, and occupied from 1707.
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Artist Unknown (Bolivian, late 18th century), The Virgin of the Rosary , late 18th century by Aboalkdb Abo
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Aboalkdb Abo Artist Unknown (Bolivian, late 18th century), The Virgin of the Rosary , late 18th century
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18th century hats america | ... of Devonshire's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: September 2009 by sue
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sue 18th century hats america | ... of Devonshire's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: September 2009
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A unique life size mannequin of Marie Antoinette, half body on stand, with glass eyes and elaborate 18th century style powdered wig with ostrich plumes and wearing and 18th century style Court costume. NOTE: This mannequin was commissioned by Count Alexander von Beregsahsy and modelled from portraits of Marie Antoinette. It was used for display at his shop in the Mall, Camden Passage. by melody
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melody A unique life size mannequin of Marie Antoinette, half body on stand, with glass eyes and elaborate 18th century style powdered wig with ostrich plumes and wearing and 18th century style Court costume. NOTE: This mannequin was commissioned by Count Alexander von Beregsahsy and modelled from portraits of Marie Antoinette. It was used for display at his shop in the Mall, Camden Passage.
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Barbara Campanini, Italian ca. 1745 ~ by Antoine Pesne.  One of the most important ballerinas in 18th century, she was favored by Frederick II, who established her in the new Court Opera in Berlin in 1744. by kathryn
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kathryn Barbara Campanini, Italian ca. 1745 ~ by Antoine Pesne. One of the most important ballerinas in 18th century, she was favored by Frederick II, who established her in the new Court Opera in Berlin in 1744.
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LOUISIANA: OAK ALLEY PLANTATION
This place is one of the few southern plantations of the south which has retained its original state. by MyohoDane
MyohoDane
MyohoDane LOUISIANA: OAK ALLEY PLANTATION This place is one of the few southern plantations of the south which has retained its original state.
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Marian Anderson,  one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century, was born on February 27, 1897 in Philadelphia. by beaflame
beaflame
beaflame Marian Anderson,  one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century, was born on February 27, 1897 in Philadelphia.
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The gorgeous French Cabriole/Cabriolet sofa was popularized by Louis XV in the first half of the 1700's. Cabriolet (where our term cab ... by rene
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rene The gorgeous French Cabriole/Cabriolet sofa was popularized by Louis XV in the first half of the 1700's. Cabriolet (where our term cab ...
Cabinet of Curiosity
Savannah, Georgia. The Hermitage  - Remains of one of the Most Famous Antebellum Plantations in the South. by Maryelle
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Maryelle Savannah, Georgia. The Hermitage - Remains of one of the Most Famous Antebellum Plantations in the South.
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1770-80s - This is a Calash which was designed to protect women's large 18th century hairstyles from the elements. It was collapsible and made of silk. by jerry
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jerry 1770-80s - This is a Calash which was designed to protect women's large 18th century hairstyles from the elements. It was collapsible and made of silk.
Vintage Photos
Detail of embroidery on French Coat circa late 18th century. by janis
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janis Detail of embroidery on French Coat circa late 18th century.
A Whole Lotta Camera
Historical Southern Antebellum Plantations by Gmomma
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Gmomma Historical Southern Antebellum Plantations
Staircases
THE KENTUCKY MINT JULEP by tewnslw94
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tewnslw94 THE KENTUCKY MINT JULEP
Drinks
The Mint Julep Boutique by clare
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clare The Mint Julep Boutique
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