Category Archives: Victorian

General catch all for Victorian era

The latest in tailoring

August 1900 Dear sister, I enclose for your perusal a copy of the latest tailoring guide from the Dobbs Brothers entitled the United States Tailor System. You would use this along with your French curve to draft patterns much more … Continue reading

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Baby Shoe Pattern

Dearest Mrs. Castillo, I so enjoyed visiting with you Saturday last and playing with your precious new baby boy Maximiliano! He will certainly be a delight to you and Mr. Castillo, and a great friend to his older brother Alejandro. … Continue reading

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Many thanks for the photographs

Dearest Maggie, I have received the lovely photographs of your relatives and am quite astonished that we have access to such a technology! To imagine that one’s image can be so accurately captured and then mailed to friends and relatives … Continue reading

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Poppets for all

My Dear Miss Steiner, I am aggrieved that I did not see you during our visit to Calico this Saturday past. Although the weather was cold and wet, we endeavored to enjoy our visit none the less. The young folks … Continue reading

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An invitation from Mrs Lane

My Dearest Friends, I once again write to invite you to visit us in our fair town of Calico. We should dearly enjoy a visit November 27 to 29 for our Harvest Festival. The stage is running on all days … Continue reading

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Return Visit to Calico

Dear Sister, I’ve just received a letter from Lucy Lane, thanking us for our visit last month and inviting us out to celebrate the Harvest with her and her family and friends at Calico, CA. Assuming we can get tickets … Continue reading

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Commercial Shoot At Calico Ghost Town

We were invited to be “towns folk” along with about 25 other local reenactors at Calico Ghost Town for a day of shooting video to be used in commercials and other promotional materials. Mrs Marvel put together this film of … Continue reading

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