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On this day: London’s new Vauxhall Bridge opened

 

The old Vauxhall Bridge in 1829.

On the 26th of May, 1906, the new Vauxhall Bridge opened in London. By the time it opened it was five years behind schedule, following a construction period that had brought all sorts of problems. 38 more words

History

White on white

I have always loved the look of white on white.  Very classy.  That is why I was attracted to this item from the Costume Museum of Canada. 13 more words

Museum Dresses

Mahogany Victorian Parlor Chair

Great vintage find by TheHomeOfDramaRose (395.00 USD) http://ift.tt/1HCMYAo

Edwardian formal wear

I actually don’t mind this Edwardian dress!  Victorian dresses are best but this is nice!I’d skip the bow on the right boob though…just a personal preference.

Museum Dresses

Inez

ORIGIN:
Anglicization of “Inés”, the Italian or Spanish version of “Agnes“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Annice, Annis, Aune, Iines, Ines, Nainsi, Nance, Nancie, Nancy, Nensi, Nes, Neske, Nessie, Nessy, Nest, Nesta, Neysa, Oanez, Ynes, etc. 67 more words

English

Benjamin

ORIGIN:
From the Hebrew name “Binyamin”, meaning “son of the south” or “son of the right hand”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Ben, Beniamin, Beniamino, Benj, Benja, Benji, Benjie, Benjy, Bennie, Benny, Benyamen, Beryamen, Binyamin, etc. 48 more words

English