Dated 90 years ago, this Seamen’s Identification Card is from a series held by the National Archives at Boston, consisting of retained or duplicate copies of cards issued as permits for seamen departing from or arriving at the port of Boston. Information in each record includes certificate number, date of issuance, name of seaman, age and place of birth, parents’ birthplace, naturalization data, physical description, photograph, left thumb print, and signature. Name and nationality of vessel is also included. Some cards contain additional information on visas issued or subsequent arrivals and departures.
The Queen’s official residences are to host the largest-ever exhibition of The Queen’s wardrobe starting on 21 April, Her Majesty’s 90th birthday. Beginning at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Queen’s official Scottish residence, the exhibition will show a selection of Her Majesty’s dresses and accessories from significant occasions throughout her reign. Entitled Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of…
Assyrian and Babylonian - dialects of the language collectively known as
Akkadian - have not been spoken for almost 2,000 years. The entire dictionary costs $1,995 (£1,230; 1,400 euros), but is also available for free online - a far cry from the dictionary’s low-tech beginnings.
I am fucking LIVID that they’re seriously dropping History on the same fucking day as Pillow Talk. Friday was supposed to be Zayn’s day to FINALLY shine by himself and show the world he has actual talent and isn’t just a 1D reject, but no, 1DHQ has to stick their dirty hands where they don’t belong when they haven’t done FUCKING SHIT for their clients in five goddamn years, oh but NOW, right now, is the best time to drop History? Not ANY OTHER GODDAMN TIME IN THE LAST TWO FUCKING MONTHS? I see you shady bastards trying to sabotage him again, I fucking see you, and I hope you fucking rot.