Baby carriages did not exist before the 1850s. A mother or nursemaid had to carry the baby when they went for a “walk.” A well-nourished 18-month-old weighed an average of 26 pounds. Source: Judith Flanders, Inside the Victorian Home
Renaissance painter Baccio della Porta ( d 1517) changed his name to Fra Bartolommeo (Brother Bartholomew) when he became a friar. When the fiery sermons of Savonarola demanded burning of “vanities,” Bartolommeo tossed all his paintings of nudes into the flames.