Detail from reconstructed version of a female eighteenth-century servant's outfit . Unlike male servants, women were expected to provide their own clothes until the nineteenth century. Via Two Nerdy History Girls.
What a lovely cottage porch! There is something about cottages that calls to me. I'll take a cottage over a mansion any day! Lucky for me because I could never afford a mansion. ~ from previous pinner, but my thoughts exactly, porch
"The Lovers of Valdaro" - two teenagers found in eternal embrace years after death in Mantua, Italy - the very same city where Romeo was exiled and was told his Juliet was dead. Could these be a real-life Romeo and Juliet?