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Fifth of series of articles on Norwegian "folkedrakt" (folk dress) and "bunader" (folk costumes) by Jody Grage Haug, Døtre Av Norge , February 1998.
Lapskaus Boulevard is the nickname of 8th Avenue, located in a historically Norwegian working-class neighborhood in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn , New York City . [ 1 ] The name Lapskaus was derived from a Northern European stew that was a staple food of lower to middle income families. In Norway, lapskaus most often refers to a variation of beef stew.
Steamboats played a major role in the 19th Century development of the Mississippi River and its tributaries by allowing the practical large-scale transport of passengers and freight both up- and down-river. Using steam power, riverboats were developed during that time which could navigate in shallow waters as well as upriver against strong currents.
Navajo prisoners of Kit Carson on the Navajo Long Walk to the Bosque Redondo. The story of the Long Walks of the Navajo is a story of great drama, pain, and sadness.
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From my unpublished book manuscript "Coca- Forgotten Medicine" The American Girl With European Class: Coca becomes Europeanized
Advertising bill for the wine Mariani, lithograph of Jules Cheret, 1894 Vin Mariani ( French : Mariani's wine ) was a tonic and patent medicine created circa 1863 by Angelo Mariani , a French chemist who became intrigued with coca and its economic potential after reading Paolo Mantegazza ’s paper on coca's effects. In 1863, [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Mariani started marketing a wine called Vin Tonique Mariani (à la Coca du Pérou) [ 1 ] which was made from Bordeaux wine treated with coca leaves. [ 3 ]
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The bustle silhouette, although primarily associated with the second half of the 19th century, originated in earlier fashions as a simple bump at the back of the dress, such as with late 17th-early 18th century mantuas and late 18th- early 19th century Empire dresses.
While white is now de rigueur for bridal attire, the fashion for white wedding gowns originated only in the late 19th century and was not commonplace until the 20th century. This dress is a good example of the more practical 19th century practice of brides wearing colored gowns for weddings.
This is a nice example of an early 1870s bustle day dress worn for promenading and visiting. Skirt decoration in this period was often achieved by using two separate skirts, with an overskirt being the main source of decoration and the puffing for the bustle. The bustle silhouette, although primarily associated with the second half of the 19th century, originated in earlier fashions as a simple bump at the back of the dress, such as with late 17th-early 18th century mantuas and late 18th- early 19th century Empire dresses.
Two-tone taffeta and velvet bustle dress, early 1870s
19th century speech and slang