I stumbled on to this book while researching various occupations during the 19th Century. Now, this is a school book from the 19th century but I love how this simple information can give the writer of historical fiction insight into the times of the past.
So today's tidbit is short. It is a link to a book I feel you as a writer of historical fiction might also enjoy. Or if you're just curious of days past, you also might enjoy this little book. For example did you know that the queen once wore stockings made from a cobweb?
Here's the link"
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