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Vintage photographs show Victorian exercise machines

This horse-like contraption that offered women the chance to sit side saddle saw users exert energy to rock the machine

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The Frog Museum in Switzerland originated in the 1850s when an eccentric Napoleonic guard began collecting dead frogs on his walks in the countryside. When he returned home he would gut them, fill the skins with sand, and arrange them into satirical tableaux depicting domestic life in the 19th century.

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8 Odd Acts of the Vaudeville Era

vaudeville belle parker | Odd Acts of the Vaudeville Era

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trick rider dorothy herbert in 1939 doing her signature move - laying back on a rearing horse; ringling bros

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almondseed: Various illustrations of hops. Sorry if I already uploaded any of these. 1). Flora von Thuringen und der Angrenzenden Provinzen Jena : Expedition der Thuringischen Flora 2). Botanisches Handbuch der Mehrestentheils in Deutschland Wildwachsenden: theils Auslandischen in Deutschland unter Freyem Himmel Ausdauernden Gewachse Leipzig : Bey Gerhard Fleischer dem Jungern 3). J. Sturms Flora von Deutschland in Abbildungen nach der Natur. 4). Unknow

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Photograph of horses in dug outs at Sedd-el-Bahr camp (soldier in foreground removing tack). The caption on the reverse reads "Even horses have their dug-outs, though these are not roofed in. No 2614. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916.

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19th Century Japanese pregnancy dolls

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‘Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits’ at the Mütter Museum

19th Century syringe ‘Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits’ at the Mütter Museum - NYTimes.com

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Writing letters may no longer be necessary (and may be considered tedious), but one should still take the time to write, even short thank you notes or words of encouragement.

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Girolamo Segato (13 June 1792 – 3 February 1836) was an Italian naturalist, cartographer, Egyptologist, and anatomist. He is perhaps best known for his work in the artificial petrifaction of human cadavers.

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