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Firearm heiress Sarah Winchester is convinced that she is haunted by the souls killed at the hands of the Winchester repeating rifle. After the sudden deaths of her husband and child, she throws Source: Winchester Advertisements

oldbookillustrations: Crusoe loading his raft. From The life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe…, by Daniel Defoe, London, Paris, New York, 1863. (Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations: The mysterious interview in Hyde Park. Phiz (Hablot Knight Browne), frontispiece from Auriol, or The elixir of life, by William Harrison Ainsworth, London, 1898 (?) (Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations: He delivered them from their distress. Sydney Paget, from The tragedy of the Korosko, by Arthur Conan Doyle, London, 1898. (Image source: archive.org)

sourcingsherlock: Slaves to fashion: black dandyism and the styling of black diasporic identity by Monica L. Miller  Duke University Press, 2009 – Art – 390 pages Slaves to Fashion is a pioneering cultural history of the black dandy, from his emergence in Enlightenment England to his contemporary incarnations in the cosmopolitan art worlds of London… Read More