Dated at about 1830 this stunning work of art is the tiara made with diamonds, rubies, spindles and gold of the consort of King Ludwig I of Bavaria Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen had been born in the Duchy of Saxe-Hildburghausen in 1792 she married the heir to the Bavarian throne in 1810 and they would have … More The Queen Of Bavaria’s Tiara
A second course menu from the dining table of King George II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, from the 1730s we see some rather unusual things on Their Majesties plates.
A menu from a tavern in Bristol, England for Christmas in 1788.
The marriage contract of the French Dauphin Louis (Future King Louis XVI of France), the eldest son of Louis, Dauphin of France (1729-1765) and his wife Maria Josepha of Saxony (1731-1767) and Archduchess Marie Antoinette of Austria one of sixteen children born to Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor and his wife Maria Theresa. Dated 1770 … More A Royal Marriage Contract.
This recipe taken from the Larkin Housewives’ Cookbook in 1915, The Larkin Company operated a booming mail order business that sold soap, packaged foods and other household products to millions of American housewives. This cookbook is filled with prize-winning recipes submitted by Larkin customers to the company’s recipe contests.
Taken from the American colonial cookbook Jean Brown’s Paistry Book here we have a recipe written by a housewife of a dish called Pottie Py, this one is really easy to read.
A handwritten recipe of Beef Collops taken from the Jean Brown’s Paistry Book, from the year 1751 colonial housewives would pass down recipes from mother to daughter by word of mouth but those who could read and write would often write the recipes down on paper.
Soldiers In The Army Cyclist Corps.
Soldiers In The 21st Btn Royal Fusiliers (4th Public Schools Battalion) At Ashtead Park Gates.
A picture of the Airmen of the Royal Flying Corps during the first world war.