Margareta Eriksdotter Leijonhufvud born on January 1st 1516 at Ekeberg Castle, Närke situated in Svealand in south central Sweden. Her family was one of Sweden’s most powerful noble families, daughter of Erik Abrahamsson Leijonhufvud, a man executed in the Stockholm bloodbath, and Ebba Eriksdotter Vasa, a relative of the king. The Stockholm Bloodbath, or the Stockholm massacre (Swedish: … More The Noblewoman, Her Husband And Former Intended.
Another Penny Dreadful this one about Spring Heeled Jack an entity in English folklore of the Victorian era. The first claimed sighting of Spring-heeled Jack was in 1837.Later sightings were reported all over Great Britain and were especially prevalent in suburban London, the Midlands and Scotland. There are many theories about the nature and identity … More Penny Dreadful;Spring Heeled Jack.
Varney the Vampire; or, the Feast of Blood is a Victorian era serialized gothic horror story by James Malcolm Rymerand Thomas Peckett Prest. It first appeared in 1845–47 as a series of cheap pamphlets of the kind then known as “penny dreadfuls”. The story was published in book form in 1847. It is of epic … More Penny Dreadful; Varney the Vampire.
Hanbury street, Whitechapel, London, the street on which prostitute Annie Chapman was murdered by Jack the Ripper in 1888.
An unknown young man by F.Mortimer Savoy a photographer based in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
An unknown young girl by Arthur E Smith a photographer based in Queen Street, Cardiff in South Wales.
This late Victorian photographed of a young man from a photography studio in Hampshire, England.
As with most of these this ladies name is unknown and all we know of the photographer who’s name is also unknown is that he was based in London.
This Victorian photograph both the woman and the photographer are unknown.
More unknown sitters this time a boy and a girl they are siblings photographer W.H.Holliday of Winchester, Hampshire.