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Effie or Effigy?

Sir Coutts Lindsay and his wealthy Rothschild wife, Blanche, were both amateur artists who’d aspired for more. What they didn’t have in terms of talent, they made up for in terms of money. So in 1877 they opened The Grosvenor … Continue reading

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Talking boards

In the mid-1880s, Spiritualism became trendy in England and was imported to the United States. People wanted to communicate with the dead.  Even Lincoln’s wife held séances in the White House after the death of her  11 year old son. … Continue reading

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