Sabrina P.

Sabrina P.

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Sabrina P.
Muita ideoita: Sabrina
Surgical instruments and trepanning set, 19th century, France

Surgical instruments and trepanning set, 19th century, France

During the Victorian era, mourners sometimes collected their tears in gold decorated "tear bottles" to keep as a remembrance for the next of kin.  It has also been said that the widows would go to the grave on the anniversary of the first year of death and sprinkle the tears on the grave to signify the end of the first year of mourning.

During the Victorian era, mourners sometimes collected their tears in gold decorated "tear bottles" to keep as a remembrance for the next of kin. It has also been said that the widows would go to the grave on the anniversary of the first year of death and sprinkle the tears on the grave to signify the end of the first year of mourning.

Laudanum~perhaps not the most permissible of medications in Victorian England.  Laudanum was also known as Tincture of Opium, then legal, and was used to treat various ailments from headaches to bouts of coughing.  Laudanum generally contained ten percent of powdered Opium.  Makes you wonder how anything got done in the Era! (Information paraphrased from Wikipedia.com)

Laudanum~perhaps not the most permissible of medications in Victorian England. Laudanum was also known as Tincture of Opium, then legal, and was used to treat various ailments from headaches to bouts of coughing. Laudanum generally contained ten percent of powdered Opium. Makes you wonder how anything got done in the Era! (Information paraphrased from Wikipedia.com)

belaquadros:    Victorian mourning necklace  (reconstructed)

belaquadros: Victorian mourning necklace (reconstructed)

Tear Vial: A true Victorian tear vial in the shape of an urn, made from mother-of-pearl with a brass frame. Has a cork stopper to hold in the mourner's tears.

Tear Vial: A true Victorian tear vial in the shape of an urn, made from mother-of-pearl with a brass frame. Has a cork stopper to hold in the mourner's tears.

Victorian artificial arm form the 1800s

Victorian artificial arm form the 1800s

Victorian knob-and-escutcheon set

Victorian knob-and-escutcheon set

Verdigris Patina Brass Victorian Key

Verdigris Patina Brass Victorian Key

key holes and keys on the spines of old books...very interesting...

key holes and keys on the spines of old books...very interesting...

victorian home interior detail | Mr. Kate | design inspo: authentic victorian house

victorian home interior detail | Mr. Kate | design inspo: authentic victorian house