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The History Girls: Victorian Tattooed Ladies: Circus freaks or pioneering feminists? by Katherine Clements

The history of tattooing goes back to prehistory but the English word, in this context, is first attested in the writings of Captain Cook. An entry in Cook’s ship’s log … Continue reading

11/16/2016 · 1 Comment

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Claudia Cardinale – If It Happened Yesterday, It’s History

Foreign films are a guilty pleasure in my household. Among them are some of the greats Amelie, Cinema Paradiso, 8 ½, and The Leopard (II Gattopardo). The last two films … Continue reading

09/28/2016 · Leave a comment

On this day… Scottish Opera Singer Mary Gordon

World-renowned Scottish opera singer Mary Garden poses in costume as Méĺisande in Debussy’s Pelléas et Méĺisande. 4th April,1908. Source: On this day…

04/04/2016 · Leave a comment

The Prophetess and the Muse

Originally posted on Pippa Rathborne's SCRATCH POST:
Part Four of ROMANTIC FICTIONS AND CASUALTIES Shortly after the death of the Tragic Muse’s eldest daughter, in the same year of…

11/29/2014 · 2 Comments