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19th century

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Document 'Shades Of Meaning': The Significance Of Hair Colour In Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret (1862) And Rossetti's Lady Lilith (1866–68, Altered 1872–73), Jessica Lenihan

In a culture obsessed with physiognomy, where the Victorian female body was a canvas of symbols to be read, the portrayal of hair – and...

Social history, Gender, Sexuality, 19th century view
Link A Vision of Britain Through Time

Access to hundreds of primary sources, from 1801 to the present day, including maps, statistics and historical descriptions, and many analyses of...

Historical Maps, Travel writing, Census, Election results, Victorian, 19th century, 20th century, History view
Document Alive, yet dead: Mourning in the Victorian period, Sandra Franz

This article explores the attitude towards death through two different sources – a photograph of parents posing with their deceased infant as an...

Tennyson, mourning, 19th century, Victorian Culture, Photography, Death view
Link BBC British History

Covering many aspects of British History from Norman to the present day, authoritative articles, well-illustrated and accessible.

Norman, Medieval, Middle ages, Tudor, English Civil War, Victorian, First World War, Second World War, 19th century, History view
Document Becoming Queen

Victoria's diary extracs on being told she was now queen

19th century, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history view
Document Between The Spheres: Breaking The Boundary Between Private And Public Spheres In Wilkie Collins’s The Woman In White And William Holman Hunt’s The Lady Of Shalott, Alison Westwood

The nineteenth-century notion of a public sphere for male-authored content and a private sphere for female-authored content made the female diary...

19th century, Gender, Sexuality view
Link British Library - Learning History

Diverse resources covering a range of historical, social and cultural topics from the medieval period to the present day.

Timeline, Medieval, Tudor, Georgian, Victorian, 19th century, History view
Document Businesswomen in the 18th & 19th centuries

Week 9. Women in business

womens history, 18th century, 19th century, work view
Link Charles Booth on-line archive

Extensive information about social reformer Charles Booth (1840-1916) and his seminal survey into life and labour in London (1886-1903).

19th century, Victorian, Social history, Social reform, Poverty, Houses & housing, Employment, Historical Maps, Urban & metropolitan history, London, History view
Link Church plans on-line, 1818 - 1982

 

The archive of the Incorporated Church Building Society which includes over 15,000 files relating to applications by...

Ecclesiastical History, Church history, Church architecture, 19th century, 20th century, Architectural plans, Buildings, History view
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