One of France's most brilliant 19th century painters gives us a lot to think about in this mysterious and wintry scene.
Two new episodes of Second Decade trace the history of America's most famous address from 1809 to 1861.
This startling picture by English artist William Holman Hunt stirred up controversy when it first appeared--and still makes one a little uncomfortable today.
It's illogical to believe there is treasure on Oak Island. Here's my summation.
Watch the video version of this article, here: https://youtu.be/BmD3o34SttA This article is third in a series on the mysterious “treasure pit” of Oak Island, Nova [...]
One of the grandest plantations in the South when it was finished in 1857, Belle Grove had a long, sad history of ruin until it finally burned in 1952.
A French painter turns his eyes and his brush toward the romantic "riverboat era" that flourished before the Civil War.
An almost medieval-looking Paris captured on film ceased to exist shortly after these photos were taken in the 1850s.
Fashion historian Mimi Matthews has gotten the blues, and delivered a great overview of the use of color in 19th century women's designs.
Here is an interesting article from the History's Shadow blog on the subject of world's fairs. I didn't even know that there was one coming [...]