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Helen Rappaport
Writer, historian, TV talking head. Lover of all things Victorian, Gothic & late Imperial Russian. Historical Consultant on ITV Victoria. Big fan of ScandiNoir
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Lisa Kaiser Thorp 8h
A blog post on the Nov/Dec , ( specifically), & display highlighting 2 new books (Paul Hinlicky's Luther vs Pope Leo & Caught in the Revolution by ) & 1 from 1999 (Rebels in White Gloves by
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Helen Rappaport 6h
Can’t wait to see this!!!
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Oh those strange prissy fingers. What do they tell us about Albert’s fastidious personality ... any body language experts out there??
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Sarah 6h
Replying to @HelenRappaport
Come speak in Wilmington, NC. It’s not quite as cold here. Love the book. Americans could learn a great deal. 😊
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Helen Rappaport 8h
What a brilliant idea! They should do this in all major cities.
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Oh oh oh- this is the kind of dress I would love to drift around in at some gorgeous literary salon ... Sadly not suitable for country living and dog walking
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Anyone else think this gorgeous chap is a dead ringer for the young Anthony Sher?
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Helen Rappaport 10h
Well the freezing weather and a streaming cold have not stopped me turning out to speak on one last time this year- tomorrow 10.30 in Okehampton. So one final sleep in the last of many hotel beds in 2017.
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Replying to @marinamaral2
I’m going to the Salzburg one when I fly to Vienna next week.
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Old Pics Archive 11h
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Replying to @lucindahawksley
I actually went on one of first tours when he opened it. He gave a very detailed running commentary on every room.
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Mammoth Screen 13h
Jenna Coleman Returning for Season Three of ‘Victoria’ !
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Prokudin-Gorsky Dec 11
General view of the ancient town of Suzdal / Суздаль, one of the oldest in Russia. It was the capital of the Rostov-Suzdal principality [1125-1157]. [Late summer of 1912]
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Chris Woodyard Dec 11
Shameless self-promotion: The Victorian Book of the Dead makes an excellent holiday gift for lovers of Victorian mourning and of the macabre. Corpses, crypts and crape. Exploding coffins, murderous parrots, and widow jokes Details and link to purchase.
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Replying to @lucindahawksley
But Denis Severs is dead! Died in 2000
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The Romanov Sisters Dec 11
Tatiana: Everything is quiet in our distant little town. It’s good to be so far from the railway and large towns, where there are no cars and only horses … We feel as though we are living on some kind of faraway island where we receive news from another world
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Maude Frome Dec 10
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Russia in Revolution Dec 10
Dec 11th 1917: There is a “grave situation” in Moscow, with reports of street fighting breaking out and the city in danger of starvation.
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Russia in Revolution Dec 10
Dec 11th 1917: “The doctor” (US cartoon).
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Peter Paul Rubens Dec 10
Young woman in profile, painted around 1460 by Paolo Uccello of Florence. Today is his day.
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