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1857 keepsake book with locks of hair and other ephemera - John Bunyan's Holy War

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John Bunyan is better known for his Pilgrim's Progress, but his "Holy War..." is similar: A classic Christian allegorical novel. This 1857 decorative edition is bound in bright red cloth boards with a gilded spine. It belonged to a Susan Angelica Getty, whose name is inscribed in the front and who seems to have used the book as a keepsake album: It contains 8 different locks of hair. I also found a sentimental poem cut from a newspaper and a large, four leaf clover pressed between the book's many pages.

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A Rare Antique Folk Art Find: A Family Tree Made Of Tintypes

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A few weeks ago, my husband & I attended an auction at the Cass Country Historical Society. The museum was deaccessioning hundreds of items in order to raise funds to replace the historic St. J...

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If you find this inspiring, I've also posted some tips on how to make your very own folk art family tree here http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/2014/10/making-folk-art-family-tree.html

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Postmortum photos

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Pins about Postmortum photos hand-picked by Pinner Kathy Murphy | See more about post mortem photography, victorian era and victorian photos.
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Happy Birthday, There's a Corpse in Your Cake!

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Last week I came across a photograph of an item that was, at one time, available for purchase on Etsy. A small, metal viewing coffin with the unnerving inscription, "Don't talk so much." From the v...
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About Frozen Charlottes & Charlie dolls.

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Halloween & Other Collectibles Articles For October

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I've been busy with articles again this month...


I also write regularly for the Dolls By Diane newsletter. This month it was all about wax dolls — from their history to some spook-tacular antique wax dolls, including 17th century wax anatomical models (like those by Anna Morandi Manzolini) and effigy dolls

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Welcome to Leila's Hair Museum

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The ONLY hair museum in the world with hundreds of wreaths and thousands of jewelry pieces made from human hair.  The Hair jewelry was worn both by men and women of the Victorian period (1800 - 1900) and earlier.

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A whole museum of hair memento mori!

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“Pop” Goes The Golden Era Of Advertising Auction - Deanna Dahlsad @ CollectorsQuest.com

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Big upcoming auction featuring items from the golden age of advertising.

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Antique Memorial Book Of Victorian Mourning Hair Braids | Inherited Values

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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