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James Little mourning needlework

This mourning needlework picture is attributed to Lydia Little, born in 1790 in Marshfield, Massachusetts. The ornamental needlework incorporates classic ... | ... art: the willow tree, an obelisk, and grieving family members. This mourning needlework sampler ...

In: Collections Online

Past event: The Material Culture of Death / 21 October, 2017

Grief was serious business in the nineteenth century. We will explore grim reminders of lives lost such as mourning jewelry, postmortem photographs, ... | ... such as mourning jewelry, postmortem photographs, samplers, and household goods. Women played an important role ...

In: Calendar of Events

Adventures in Western Massachusetts

... that speak to the history of the region. Participants caught a glimpse of a nineteenth-century sampler ...

In: The Beehive, the MHS Blog

To Eunice Paine

Lancaster March 7th. 1756 Dear Eunice, Whither these will find you gallanting at Boston, or spinning at Weymouth I care not, if so be they find you, in ... | ... should be glad you would send me a well wrought Sampler for marking, having forgot itthro' long disuse ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP1d269

To Eunice Paine

Boston January 23, 1760 Dear Eunice, This is to come by I don't know who, but as my thoughts are at this present time most unavoidably as well as ... | ... . Sampler never reaches so far; & I scorn to write french least my Empire of Learning should be disputed ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP2d173

Descriptions of Eclipses: "Every body was looking and little was done"

... eclipses.  Please enjoy this sampler (arranged in reverse chronological order):   1878 A description ...

In: The Beehive, the MHS Blog

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