Catching up on yesterday's #AugustGrrrl @Cinfhen
Sara Crewe started life as a #RichGirl, but a sudden change of fortune left her living in the school attic, working as a servant.
The mug is from the very lovely Jane Booth Ceramics on Etsy, who makes lovely literary & bird mugs. And currently has an Outlander thing going on... https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JaneBoothCeramics
In the years following the Civil War, over 100 American heiresses married into the British peerage, essentially trading their fortunes for titles. This book is heavily illustrated and written in snappy little sections of informational tidbits that make it a ton of fun to page through.