Катаясь на коньках, По льду скользила фея. Снежинки, тихо рея, Рождались в облаках. Родились и скорей, Сюда, скорей, скорее. Из мира снежных фей К земной скользящей фее. К.Бальмонт
How Ice Skating Made Fifth Avenue a Fashionable Destination
When Central Park opened, upper Fifth Avenue was rural and remote. Ponds and streams dotted the area around 59th Street. Unpaved roads were lined with cattle yards and stables. Saks was far in the...
What to Know about Mistletoe Facts and Mythology
Globally there are more than 1300 species of mistletoe. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), two species of mistletoe are endemic to this country: the American mistletoe and the…
LADIES First ICE Skating Lesson, Antique Engraving, Original, 1876*
Genuine antique engraving titled, THE FIRST LESSON. Published in "The Aldine" 1874. This is a 146 year old engraving in excellent condition and to be as described. This is NOT a reproduction.