William Blackstone, the first manufacturer of washing machines (1874)

By |2019-11-22T00:41:28+00:0022 November 2019|Events Characters Politics, Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

An old washing machine model. That of William Blackstone is dated 1874 The washer has a long history (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9460/storia-contemporanea/lantenata-della-lavatrice), but we may consider the American merchant William Blackstone [...]

Film Red Light: when it was Prime Screened in Italy?

By |2019-07-08T01:41:18+00:008 July 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Female Nude start '900. It dates back to 1901 the first showing of a red-light films in Italy The first film was screened in red light [...]

Cauliflower-Use di Romagna: Treat Recipe from '”Artusi”

By |2019-03-06T04:41:35+00:006 March 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

The text of Pellegrino Artusi Cauliflower use of Romagna is one of many recipes taken from the text Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well for [...]

Lipstick Nail Make-It-Yourself Home '900: Original Recipe

By |2018-11-20T23:26:47+00:0020 November 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Nail Art 30's The following is a recipe for preparing a cream polish with natural ingredients (also see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/4949/storia-contemporanea/smalto-per-unghie-1906). E 'comes from a hygiene manual [...]

Toothpaste Carbone Do-It-Yourself Home '900: Original Recipe

By |2018-11-20T22:38:37+00:0020 November 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Vintage Advertising. The toothpaste coal whitened teeth After a long time I return to post of pills History natural health and beauty recipes taken from [...]

Gotta, Disease of the Rich

By |2018-11-11T03:59:44+00:0011 November 2018|Middle Ages, Daily life Costume Company, Company Costumes Daily Life, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

Piero de Medici, father of Lorenzo the Magnificent, say "The Gouty" Gout is a disease that afflicted many famous people from the past. He suffered, among others, [...]

Sane (Very bad and) Eating Habits in the Napoleonic Era

By |2018-09-05T01:18:51+00:005 September 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

A table prepared. Generally, the eating habits of the French peasants in the Napoleonic era became healthier, ma continuava a sussistere qualche brutta usanza del passato In [...]