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Historical links of many kinds
October 16, 2003 9:18 AM   Subscribe

Deb's Historical Research Page. This a ton of links found by a writer of romance fiction for her own reference. Most deal with recent British history and manners. Links vary in quality. Many are fascinating. Check out Boys' Dresses, Imperial Royal Playing Cards, or the discussion of an 18th Century English breakfast.
posted by Slithy_Tove (7 comments total)

 
Many are fascinating.

This is one of 'em: Leading Strings. How leashes for small children used to be sewn into their clothes.

Won't tell you what link above I immediately clicked on, ultimately to arrive there...
posted by soyjoy at 9:37 AM on October 16, 2003


Good one, thanks Slithy.
posted by plep at 10:35 AM on October 16, 2003


This is good.
posted by jammer at 11:05 AM on October 16, 2003


An amazing collection. Hey, look... an illustrated bagpipe glossary, and something for quonsar!
posted by taz at 3:00 PM on October 16, 2003


Wow. I just ... I mean .... Well, wow,

Super link. I'm wondering where the last 15 minutes went....
posted by anastasiav at 3:23 PM on October 16, 2003


It took me 15 minutes just to scroll to the bottom of that page.
posted by jengod at 4:42 PM on October 16, 2003


Great post! This person just saved me a lot of time and effort.
posted by somethingotherthan at 6:19 PM on October 18, 2003


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