When men and women did meet, they obviously enjoyed each other’s company. After dinner we assemble in the hall where the sweet Judah favored us with a good deal of her incomparable music.” (Peter S. ] Carr, July 28, 1787.) Young white men began courting in their late teens.
“After an agreeable ride we at length reached the house about two o’clock, just about the time when Miss J’s beauty was in its meridian splendor. The average man in Virginia married in his mid-twenties.
We have a large collection of antique wall clocks for sale dating from the early 18th century to the 20th century.
We have for sale English, Viennese and German wall clocks.
The wall clocks are easy to fix in any home, usually a small hole is drilled and a raw plug and screw fitted. Most movements tend to go for a period of 8 days on a wind.
The same would apply to anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Low necklines were common for ladies of the time (something that 21st Century actors may be uncomfortable with) but additional coverage was often offered by adding lace, accessories or a panel called a ‘fichu’.
A slight inclination of the head or wave of the hand was used instead when greeting a stranger.
If there were ever a circumstance when harassment, threats, coarse comments or other violent behaviour were displayed, whoever was acting in this manner would be told to leave.