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18TH CENTURY LIVING HISTORY IN AUSTRALIA.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Let’s have another visit to the ball: the 18th Century masquerade

17C American Women: Women in 17C Virginia

17C American Women: Women in 17C Virginia: This is the Virginia of the  Native Americans,  that British American colonial women would have found in the early years of the 1600s.   ...

Hand-colored illustration of Theodor de Bry's (1528-1598) engraved illustration of the Native American village of Secoton, which accompanied the text of Thomas Hariot's book of 1588 entitled A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia.



Saturday, 17 February 2018

Thursday, 15 February 2018

17C American Women: Making hay while the sun shines...

17C American Women: Making hay while the sun shines...: In both Britain & her American colonies, women & men often worked side-by-side to gather the hay.  Of course, the danger with having...