1870s

  1. Menshevik

    1870s England: life, beliefs, morals and society

    I'm reading a novel that claims that most people of the lower classes didn't even know what year it was at any given time. The book also claims these same people couldn't recognize a statue of King George. And that some girls turned to prostitution as young as 13 years old. But, that most...
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    1860s - 1870s Ethnic Background of Asian in Papakha Style Hat

    I am curious as what ethnic background this person might be as pictured in this old tin type image, which I estimate to be from the 1860s or 1870s. His hat appears similar to a pakakha / cossak hat so it could be he is from a region of Russia as opposed to China or a similar region. Most...
  3. Futurist

    What if the French Monarchy is Restored in the Early 1870s?

    What if this guy: Henri, Count of Chambord - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia --chokes to death on a croissant or something like that sometime in the 1860s, thus allowing the French monarchy to be restored in the early 1870s (shortly after Napoleon III's overthrow and when monarchists had a...
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    Native Americans in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona regions 1870s

    I am currently researching for a historical novel I am writing but find it extremely difficult to find information on the following subject: Native American tribes living in the Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona areas in the late 1800s, preferably some that utilize forests for hunting...
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    What happend with British science from 1870s - 1945?

    British science and its former importance significantly declined in the era. Many nations like USA Germany or the little Hungary outstripped the British science. One of my history teacher said: The lack of knowledge of higher mathematics in engineering and science caused it. (Britain hadn't...
  6. ttanner

    France 1870s and a bayonet

    I am having a hard time gathering information on France in the 1870s. I know the 3rd French Republic started in 1870. I am researching a bayonet that I was given that was made in 1875 and am trying to learn as much as I can about that time in France. Anyone know how to track serial numbers that...