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Noun1.1870s - the decade from 1870 to 1879
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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A VICTORIAN pumping station dating back to the 1870s which has been restored, has now opened a new restaurant.
Her paternal grandparents were from Gujarat, who moved to Karachi for business in the mid 1870s, where her father, Jinnah, was born.
Below is a copy of the rebus trade card from the 1870s or early '80s that I believe is Loyd's, based on the typography and style of printing.
In the unsettled decades of the 1860s and 1870s many Sans Arc people were closely allied with the so-called non-treaty Lakota who generally lived their traditional hunting life as far as possible from contact with Euro-Americans.
It was in the 1870s that the first Cash's woven nametape rattled off the jacquard looms.
The fashions suggest the 1870s, which would also explain why the focus would be on the old town hall rather than the new one completed in 1889.
Jews benefited enormously from the Civil War and by the 1870s numbers of them were wealthy.
IMPRESSIVE: facade; Top right: TIMELINE 1846 : Opens as a riding school 1850s : Becomes Theatre Royal to host music hall 1860s : Drill Hall and Armoury 1870s : Saw it used for rollerskating 1920s : Opens as a cinema as The Tudor -one of many in Huddersfield 1940s-80s : Goes through a variety of cinema guises including Hippodrome, Essoldo, Classic and Cannon 1998 : Shuts as a cinema
If ever there was a formative decade in American firearms' history it had to be the 1870s.
Modern-day retailers - including grocers, butchers and bakers (though not candlestick makers) - will learn old-time skills and make produce by hand, as they trade like shopkeepers from six eras of British history, right back to the 1870s.
In the 1870s some wonderful fashion dolls were produced, usually with bisque heads, kid bodies and fine clothes, produced by companies such as Francois Gaultier, Jumeau, Barrois, Huret, Rohmer, and Bru.
In the 1870s, local committees - mainly in the north - tried to emulate the Eisteddfod until, in 1880, Hugh Owen succeeded in establishing the National Eisteddfod Association, which launched the current series of National Eisteddfodau at Merthyr Tydfil in 1881.