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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol Charles Clark lived through the invention and solidification of the festive season as we know it today.¬† Queen Victoria and Prince Albert would popularize the Christmas tree in the late 1840s, while the earliest greeting cards were … Continue reading

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Princeton and Balloons. There is a connection …

Charles, like many men and women in Victorian England, was a great fan of ballooning and aerostatics. He orders several books on the subject from John Russell Smith over the course of the 1830s and 1840s, and maintains a keen … Continue reading

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