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Tragedy amidst the Everyday

I LOVE Diaries: they offer such personal perspectives into the past, encompassing both “big” events and everyday occurrences. I read diaries, teach with diaries, and think about diaries often. I even like books about diaries, such as Kate...
From: streets of salem on 12 Sep 2020

Portrait of 18C American Woman

Susanna Truax by Unknown Artist
From: 18th-century American Women on 10 Jun 2020

Portrait of 18C American Woman

Lady Wearing a Large White Cap by Unknown Artist
From: 18th-century American Women on 6 Jun 2020

Portrait of an 18C American Woman

Elizabeth Paddy Wensley. Unknown artist, Boston, 1670–1680. The Pilgrim Society, Plymouth, Massachusetts
From: 18th-century American Women on 4 Jun 2020

Portrait of 18C American Woman

 Lady in Red by Sherman Limner.
From: 18th-century American Women on 2 Jun 2020

Portrait of 18C American Women

1762 Joseph Blackburn fl 1752-1778 Woman Brooklyn
From: 18th-century American Women on 20 May 2020

1793 American Mother & Child

1793 Ralph Earl (1751-1801). Sarah McCurdy (Mrs. Henry Channing) and Son Henry William
From: 18th-century American Women on 19 May 2020

Timeline 1710-1729 + Paintings of American Women

17103,000 German men and women from the Palatinate settle near Livingston Manor on the Hudson River in New York to produce naval stores. When the colony fails, the settlers go first to the Mohawk Valley (in New York) and finally to eastern Pennsylvania.The...
From: 18th-century American Women on 27 Jun 2013

1757 American Mother & Child

1757 John Singleton Copley (1737-1815) Mrs Daniel Rea and Child.
From: 18th-century American Women on 15 May 2020

1796 American Mother & Child

1796 Ralph Earl (1751-1801) Mrs Elijah Boardman and Son
From: 18th-century American Women on 13 May 2020

1783 American Mother & Child

1783 Ralph Earl (1751-1801) Lady Williams and Child
From: 18th-century American Women on 11 May 2020

1760 American Mother & Child

1760 Joseph Blackburn (fl in the colonies 1754-1763). Mrs Isaac Winslow and Hannah.
From: 18th-century American Women on 9 May 2020

1763 American Mother & Child

1763 William Johnston (1732-1772). Mrs Jacob Hurd & Child.
From: 18th-century American Women on 7 May 2020

1799 American Mother & Child

1799 John Brewster Jr. (1766-1854) Lucy Knapp Mygatt and Her Son George.
From: 18th-century American Women on 5 May 2020

1770 American Mother & Child

1770 John Durand (fl 1765-1782). Martha Tucker (Mrs. Thomas Newton II).
From: 18th-century American Women on 3 May 2020

1798 American Mother & Child

1798 Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) Elizabeth Corbin (Mrs. Griffin Gatliff) & Daughter Elizabeth.
From: 18th-century American Women on 1 May 2020

1772 American Mother & Child

1772 Winthrop Chandler (1747-1785). Eunice Huntington Devotion.
From: 18th-century American Women on 29 Apr 2020

1791 American Mother & Child

1791 Charles Peale Polk (1767-1822) Mary Hawkworth Riddell and daughter Agnes.
From: 18th-century American Women on 27 Apr 2020

The Haube, a Simple Cap For 18tC Pennsylvania Moravian Sisters

Unknown Artist, Moravian Single Sister, Moravian Historical Society, Nazareth, PAThe head-covering worn is this painting is a Schwestern Haube, a sister's cap. A Haube is a simple, close-fitting cap worn by Moravian women, sometimes referred to as a Schneppel...
From: 18th-century American Women on 26 Apr 2020

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