Falling Down The Rabbit Hole

The blog on 18th C. New York & other historical facts that distract me.

Jewish Women in Colonial America

Colonial American Jewish women shared many commonalities with their Christian neighbors, but certain important features of Jewish law and culture set them apart.

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Magic Lanterns & Peep Shows

Tracing the origins of optical entertainment through the 18th century. Those crazy kids loved to scare each other with phantasmagoria illusions and devilry.

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