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18TH CENTURY LIVING HISTORY IN AUSTRALIA.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Fire-Bow Fire Lighting Part 1 DVD.

Making Woodland Indian Centre Seam Moccasins. Pattern Making. Part 1. DVD

Flintlock Safety & Other Tips By Keith H Burgess

Fort Ligonier plans re-enactments, sunset tours, day camp and 'Fort Slumber' this summer


Treasure found on 18th century shipwreck to be displayed in Colombia

18th century tea cups.
https://www.sciencealert.com/how-scientists-found-the-holy-grail-of-shipwrecks-and-up-to-17-billion-in-treasure-san-jose-spanish-galleon-colombia




Monday, 14 May 2018

17C American Women: Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia, In 1675-76

17C American Women: Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia, In 1675-76: Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia, 1675 -76 Washington   Printed by Peter Force.   1835. This Tract was first printed in the Richmond ...

Sunday, 6 May 2018

Townsend's Blog. Foods at Sea.

http://www.townsends.us/blog/18th-century-sailors-food-ships-provisions/

HMS Victory. The Galley.

https://www.stvincent.ac.uk/Heritage/1797/Victory/food.html

The Pirate Empire: Pirate Food

The Pirate Empire: Pirate Food: We’re a jolly good ship and a jolly good crew, But we don’t like the food, no I’m damned if we do. (sea shanty) It’s common knowled...

More on 18th Century Foods.

https://www.history.com/news/hungry-history/ahoy-pass-the-cabbage-preserved-foods-in-the-age-of-exploration

SEA PROVISIONS FOR COMMON SAILORS AND PIRATES, PART 1



Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Pauline's Pirates & Privateers: Tools Of The Trade: Sleeping Aboard Us

Pauline's Pirates & Privateers: Tools Of The Trade: Sleeping Aboard Us: Ah, the hammock. The lazy summer day lounger that swings in that light if sweltering breeze on the porch, deck or between two sturdy trees...

Colonial Quills: Hammock, a Sailor's Bed

Colonial Quills: Hammock, a Sailor's Bed:         Because my current work in progress takes place at sea near the NC Outer Banks, I’ve been doing a lot of research about ships and...