Victorian shoe

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I found this here: , to where I was directed to from here: . Rather nice pages for Victoriana, so I am thinking that they will be good things to share. I added the dark background, however you can find the original illustration here .

The Rosetta Stone

1:16 AM
Soldiers in Napoleon's army discovered the Rosetta Stone in 1799 while digging the foundations of an addition to a fort near the town of el-Rashid (Rosetta). On Napoleon's defeat, the stone became the property of the British under the terms of the Treaty of Alexandria (1801) along with other antiquities that the French had found. The Rosetta Stone has been exhibited in the British Museum since 1802, with only one break. Towards the end …
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