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Post Archives for January 2013

Calls For A Change to Antique Gun Laws. A Video.

1 Jan 2013
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-11-30/calls-to-change-antique-gun-regulations/4402182 »

January 1, 2013: Here We Come A-Wassailing!

1 Jan 2013
Here we come a-wassailingAmong the leaves so green;Here we come a-wand'ringSo fair to be seen.Love and joy come to you,And... »

Workers’ Representation Part Three: Mining and Modernity

1 Jan 2013
Mark Hailwood So, I thought it was about time to introduce another image of woodcut workers from my trawls through the English... »

Exhibition | Precision and Splendor: Clocks and Watches at The Frick

1 Jan 2013
With time on our minds, it seems like an appropriate posting to begin the new year. It’s easy enough still to connect... »
From: Enfilade

A New Year's Tradition: Les Étrennes

1 Jan 2013
photo credit: arias.com It has long been a tradition in France to give gifts on New Year's Day. The word étrennes (as... »

The five senses, and a dig against the French

1 Jan 2013
What better way to start the New Year than with a picture of a young woman being groped, while four lecherous old goats look... »

Ravenna (11 april 1512) according to Giucciardini

1 Jan 2013
La bataille de Ravenne selon Giucciardini :Here is the account of the battle of Ravenne according to Giucciardini (in french)... »

French army at Ravenna, 1512

1 Jan 2013
Voici une tentative de reconstitution de l'armée française à Ravenne, en se basant sur Giucciardini, G. Berville / J.... »

Today in History by Francis Shallus 1817

1 Jan 2013
JANUARY,1. 1776. Norfolk, Virginia, cannonaded and burnt by the British under lord Dunmore.1. 1781. Congress appointed John... »

Happy New Year 2013!

1 Jan 2013
Jonathan Adams Bartlett (American artist, 1817-1902) Harriet, the artist's fiance c 1840Wishing you God's peace & joy... »

Jane Eyre

1 Jan 2013
Frederick St John’s wife may have had a novel name and like that other Jane Eyre she too stood by her man through good... »

“For Carriers must sing, whether female or male”

1 Jan 2013
Each New Year’s season Boston 1775 has shared an example of a newspaper carrier’s verse—topical lines printed, sung,... »
From: Boston 1775

Then, Thenceforward, and Forever Free

1 Jan 2013
Today is the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. »
From: The Junto

2012 in review

1 Jan 2013
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films... »

“White Bear,” drawn by an artist attending Captain...

1 Jan 2013
“White Bear,” drawn by an artist attending Captain James Cook’s voyages around the world. The engraver didn’t even... »

Sarkozy’s Maison de l’Histoire de France

1 Jan 2013
The large-scale project to create a Maison de l’Histoire de France has been abandoned. Former French President Nicolas... »

The Historically Sew Fortnightly- planned projects

1 Jan 2013
After jumping on board on The Historically Sew Fortnightly I have also sat down and planned what to sew for the various challenges.challenge... »

The Casting Game! (The results are in.)

1 Jan 2013
In my November newsletter, I announced that a television drama series based on the Josephine B. Trilogy was in the works,... »

Forensic Science and French History

1 Jan 2013
CSI (Crime Scene Investigation) meets French history. DNA testing is being used to examine historical evidence in new ways.... »

Appel à communication : « L’artiste en revues. Fonctions, contributions et interactions de l’artiste en mode périodique » (Bruxelles, 28-30 octobre 2013)

1 Jan 2013
Andy Warhol, Daily News, 1962. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main. Cet appel à communication s’inscrit à la... »

What America can learn from Switzerland.

1 Jan 2013
http://www.guncite.com/swissgun-kopel.html »

Happy 2013, you crazy kids!

1 Jan 2013
Happy new year! 2012 was a pretty good year for this blog and I’m really hoping that 2013 will be equally as excellent... »

Sunday 1 January 1659/60

1 Jan 2013
Blessed be God, at the end of the last year I was in very good health, without any sense of my old pain, but upon taking... »

Boxing Day at the National Gallery

2 Jan 2013
Composition Notebook: painting by Roy Lichtenstein Dear friends and readers [Pray do not read until it's finished ... ] On... »

What my credit can do in (medieval) Venice

2 Jan 2013
 Mueller, Reinhold C. (1987) I banchi locali a Venezia nel Tardo Medioevo. Studi Storici, 28/1: 145-55. There is a lot to... »

The Ambush of Donald Cargill at Muttonhole

2 Jan 2013
Muttonhole The ambush of Donald Cargill and his close party at Muttonhole on the road between Edinburgh and Queensferry in... »

V346: How to Make a Victorian Bustle - Pattern and Instructions

2 Jan 2013
Hi all! Okay, I'm going to attempt to explain how to make the lobster tail bustle I posted about last time.  I want to stress... »

Mary Ward in York and the Bar Convent

2 Jan 2013
Mary Ward was born and died in January (23 January 1585-30 January 1645) and if one were travelling to York and had any interest... »

Lectures | Michael Fried, ‘David – Manet, une affinité ignorée’

2 Jan 2013
As noted at Le Blog de l’ApAhAu: Michael Fried, David – Manet, une affinité ignorée Collège de France, Paris, 21... »
From: Enfilade

CASVA Announcement

2 Jan 2013
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57720#.UFQqKhjp9xI »
From: Enfilade

Siege of Salces, 1503, french army

2 Jan 2013
Here is the french army at the siege of Salces (in Roussillon), raised in june-july 1503 for the siege of Salces (september-october),... »

Karine van der Beek op de Industriële Revolutie

2 Jan 2013
Filed under: Economic History Tagged: human capital, industrial revolution, innovation »

A sort of Squidds

2 Jan 2013
At the end of December 1698, Halley arrives at the Cape Verde Islands, and as he sails from Sal towards St Iago (now Santiago),... »
From: Halley's Log

Appel à candidature « Visiting Senior Fellowship Program, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. »

2 Jan 2013
The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior... »

Today in History written by Philadelphian Francis Shallus in 1817

2 Jan 2013
 January 2  2. 1777. Cannonading' at Trenton. The British repulsed in their attempt to cross Sanpink creek bridge.... »

The Royal Mail is to issue a set of Jane Austen Commemorative Stamps in February

2 Jan 2013
As a taster of what we can expect to come in this year of Pride and  Prejudice 200, the Royal Mail has announced that it... »
From: Austenonly

#AHA2012 Open Comment Thread

2 Jan 2013
Some of us here at The Junto are headed to the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in New Orleans today. We... »
From: The Junto

QM / BSECS early-career short-term Visiting Fellowship

2 Jan 2013
  The Queen Mary Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies is pleased offer a short term VISITING FELLOWSHIP for early career... »

The Barbarous & Inhumane Proceedings

2 Jan 2013
Against the Professorsof the Reformed Religion within the Dominion of the Duke of Savoy Aprill the 27th 1655. As Also A True... »

Prácticas profesionales sector cultural Proyecto Amelia

2 Jan 2013
La II Convocatoria del Proyecto AMELIA (Acción de Movilidad Europea Ligada a las Industrias Artísticas) está... »

Old Wethersfield

2 Jan 2013
Whenever I’m heading home from New Jersey or New York or points south, I always like to stop in at Old Wethersfield,... »

“Our Telegraphe much news relates”

2 Jan 2013
Yesterday I quoted the introductory lines of the verse for 1 Jan 1799 printed for the subscribers to the American Telegraphe... »
From: Boston 1775

In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion

2 Jan 2013
Elizabeth I when a Princess, attributed to Scrotes, c1546. Photo: Royal Collection. Well, it looks like 2013 is going to... »

Shakespeare at the Modern Language Association Convention #MLA

2 Jan 2013
The annual convention of the Modern Language Association meets this week in Boston. Here are the sessions related to Shakespeare: 121.... »

The "Webster" Piracy (part 1)

2 Jan 2013
In this blog, I have largely refrained from repeating material covered in my article "Pirates, Autographs, and a Bankruptcy"... »

Lord Chesterfield on Friendship, Day 2 REPOST

2 Jan 2013
Originally posted 12/27/10 Dear Lord Chesterfield, I find myself in a common predicament these days:  I have an abundance... »

A Kludge By Any Other Name

2 Jan 2013
Human-computer interactions are funny. We don’t usually think alike, us and our computers, but we do manage to complement... »

Shakespeare-Related Entries in The Onion Book of Known Knowledge

2 Jan 2013
The Onion. The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia Of Existing Information. New York: Little, Brown... »
From: Bardfilm

"Willing Executioners" - do the German people have a history of persecution which renders them different to other nationalities?

2 Jan 2013
Two famous authors in their respective fields, Daniel J. Goldhagen and Anne L. Barstow, have suggested in their works that... »
From: Conor Byrne
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