On the back, in my grandmother's handwriting, is written "Grandpa King's brothers." At least I've got some information to work with, but I'm eager to learn more: When was the picture taken? Which two of my great-grandfather's brothers are these? Type of photograph To learn more about my mystery photo, I checked examples of photos in the collections of Andrew J. Both websites detail the history of photography, including samples of various types of photography, such as daguerreotype, cabinet card and tintype. You may not think to look on the Internet for help in dating old photographs, but actually it's the best place to go.Do they really happen like we dream, watch or read about?It turns out that fiction is simply fiction and majority of the time love has very little to do with a couple’s courtship. Now this is not always the case, but it sadly occurred with some regularity among noble houses in the Regency period.
Catholic families built hiding places in their mansions that are known today as "priest holes".
I believe the earliest existing European quilts are a pair of whole cloth trapunto ones, telling the story of Tristan and Isolde dating from the early 1400's.
The oldest quilts in the Smithsonian collection go back to about 1780.
The girls would be introduced to the men in attendance either by the host, their mother or a friend.
FIND A LIVE ONE The earliest colonists — the Puritans who struggled for every mouthful of food and whose yearly death count exceeded that of any George Romero movie — did not have time for the frippery of love and courtship. Courtship involved finding a woman of childbearing-ish age who had survived the previous winter.