Some mugshots from Victorian Britain. In an era before fingerprinting or DNA analysis, criminals were told to hold their hands against their chests so that any missing joints or noticeable features could be detected, should they ever escape.
#ThrowbackThursday to when we relied on almanacs for all sorts of things, including forecasting the weather. You can flip through the almanac and read your horoscope (albeit 130 years later) in our Digital Archives.
East Aurora NY~ Palmer House in the Griggs Mansion Bed Breakfast ~ Historical by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo Via Flickr: THE HISTORIC GRIGGS MANSION
Built circa 1892 by local businessman Abbott S. Griggs, the Queen-Anne Victorian Mansion remains mostly unchanged since that time.
The Double Parlor showcases the original Roycroft printed wallpaper, original electric chandeliers and sconces, window shutters with a hide-away feature, and original Pocket Doors that have a story to tell.
Palmer House in the Griggs Mansion Bed Breakfast
A diamond shape citrine glass jewel in the front surrounded by a detailed filigree, details this elegant wide gold filled Victorian bangle bracelet cuff. Hallmarked W&SB* for the the W. & S. Blackinton Co.,