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April 2017 – Parlorcraft Circle – Sailor’s Valentines and Decorative Knots

19th Century Parlorcraft Circle: Sailor’s Valentines and Decorative Knots Saturday, April 8, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Jefferson Market Library Third Floor 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 Join the New York Nineteenth Century Society Parlorcraft … Continue reading

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December 2016 – Parlorcraft Circle – Snowflakes, Cookie Swap, and Yuletide Social

19th Century Parlorcraft Circle: Snowflakes, Cookie Swap, and Yuletide Social Saturday, December 3, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Jefferson Market Library Third Floor 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 Join the New York Nineteenth Century Society Parlorcraft … Continue reading

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September 2016 – Parlorcraft Circle – Handmade Books

19th Century Parlorcraft Circle: Handmade Books Saturday, September 24, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Jefferson Market Library Third Floor 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 Join the New York Nineteenth Century Society Parlorcraft Circle as we … Continue reading

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July 2016- Parlorcraft Circle – Cravats, Jabots, and Ties: Victorian Neckwear

Cravats, Jabots, and Ties: Victorian Neckwear Saturday, July 30, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Jefferson Market Library Third Floor 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 Join the New York Nineteenth Century Society Parlorcraft Circle as we … Continue reading

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November 2015 – Parlorcraft Circle – Spencerian Script

Come and join the New York 19th Century Society’s Parlorcraft Circle as we explore Spencerian script and other antique styles of handwriting! Practice your elegant cursive over tea and conversation! 123► Most of us learned the Palmer method of cursive … Continue reading

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November 2015 Event – Racing Around the World with Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland

Racing Around the World with Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland Saturday, November 14 2:00 p.m. Jefferson Market Library 425 Sixth Avenue New York, NY 10011 Around the world in… 72 days? The New York 19th Century Society invites you to … Continue reading

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October 2015 Event – Dark Victoriana: 19th Century Occult

Dark Victoriana: 19th Century Occult Sunday, October 25 4:00 p.m. The Museum of Interesting Things 177 Prince Street New York, NY 10012 Seances, vampires, ghost stories, faeires, mesmerism, secret societies, spirit photography… the Victorians lived in a magical world of … Continue reading

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September 2015 – Fancy Dress Sail and Nautical Knot-Tying Workshop Aboard the 1885 Schooner Pioneer

Join the New York 19th Century Society for an afternoon of sailing, knot-tying, historic drinking establishments, and maritime adventures! We will meet at Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport at 12:45 p.m. At 1:00 p.m. we sail aboard the … Continue reading

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July 2015 – Parlorcraft Circle – Smoking Caps

In July 2015 we presented our smoking cap edition of the Parlorcraft Circle. Beautifully embellished smoking caps, jackets, and slippers were popular lounge wear for fashionable Victorian gentlemen of the mid-nineteenth century. They replaced the looser banyan dressing gowns and … Continue reading

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July 26, 2014

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