If you’re glued to the Olympics this week, you know all about the international sporting festival’s origins in ancient Greece. But what you might not recall is that our modern Olympic Games are a product of the Victorian era. What better time for a recap?
In Cold-Blooded Myrtle (coming October 6), you’ll meet some brand-new characters, including a field hockey player and some mountaineers. Contrary to the common image of 19th century girls sitting demurely in parlors with their needlework, plenty of girls were also active in all kinds of sports. Enjoy this collection of images celebrating the sporting life… Read more »