Flower Women Victorian flower women selling bouquets at Covent Garden market. Original Publication: From 'Street Life In London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images).
A pet swan being helped into a car where it enjoys a ride to the shops. Its owner Mrs Watson of Chesham, Buckinghamshire says that 'Leila' who has been a family pet for two years, can open doors and is a good guard 'dog'.
A portrait of a Mother and her seven daughters don't often see people in these old photos that are beautiful by modern standards. These girls are unusually beautiful. Hard to guess which one is the mother.
In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the century. i think holland slept in similar 'bunk' box beds?
and blankets Titanic Survivors Charlotte Collyer and her daughter Marjorie after they finally made it to America. She has a White Star Line blanket on her lap. Their faces say it.things are never going to be the same.