“Childbirth in the 1800s”.

When men and women married in 1830s Britain they generally assumed that children would follow promptly and regularly. The prevailing sense was that children just ‘came’ and that there was little to…

Source: “Childbirth in the 1800s”.


Australian Contributions in Fashion

Zoe, Mrs Mary, Marjorie and Chloe Gullick, outside Altoncourt, Killara (ca. 1909). Zoe, Marjorie and Chloe are wearing wide-brimmed sun hats, a look which Margot Riley says Australians pioneered. ALARMINGLY, WHEN I ASK historian Margot Riley what Australians have contributed to fashion, she immediately brings up a classic combination – the safari suit and […]

via “Fashion in Oz”. — Old Guv Legends