What could go wrong if you purchased this almost-certainly-not-evil 19th-century ventriloquist dummy head? Nothing. Nothing at all, I’m sure. [Via]

Imagine you are an early-20th-century child and this Primitive Carved Wood Pig on Wheels is your favorite toy. Isn’t life grand?

georgeglazergallery:

George Philip & Son 4-Inch Terrestrial Table Globe, London: c. 1900-14, on a slender tripod brass stand. Regularly $975, sale price $875 through July 15, 2013 (availability subject to prior sale). More information and other current sale items at www.georgeglazer.com

georgeglazergallery:

George Philip & Son 4-Inch Terrestrial Table Globe, London: c. 1900-14, on a slender tripod brass stand. Regularly $975, sale price $875 through July 15, 2013 (availability subject to prior sale). More information and other current sale items at www.georgeglazer.com

weirdvintage:

A production of The Wizard of Oz, early 1900s (via LiveAuctioneers)

Oh yes.

Who couldn’t use an Odd Fellows Shaving Mug? I should think it would be popular among the youngsters in North Brooklyn.

I’d love to know who drew this WWII Era Duffel Bag…he was a talented artist (via Anonymous Works).

georgeglazergallery:

An ingenious Victorian Metamorphic Combination Table, Desk and Chair (shown open and closed above) was made of oak around the 1850s, after a design by Stephen Hedges. Other similar examples are housed in museums in New York and New Orleans.

http://www.georgeglazer.com/decarts/library/metamorphic.html

Hey, it’s never too early to start planning your Independence Day outfit: Circa 1870-80 Centennial flag dress

I think this antique crochet kit w/ case is adorable, and wish I’d had the patience to learn when my grandma tried to teach me. It’s easy enough, I suppose, but it’s not the same without her.

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