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Image collection french cartoon on victorian imperialisn

A French cartoon satirising the supposed duplicity of British interests in Africa, from 1898.

(my photo)

Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history, Scramble for Africa view
Document A Snapshot of London Life

Extracts from Mayhew's classic studies of Victorian streetlife

Nineteenth century, victorian history, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, Henry Mayhew 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
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
Link British Library Romantics and Victorians site

Explore the British Library’s greatest literary treasures from the Romantic and Victorian periods

Romantic, romanticism, Victorian Culture, Victorian view
Link British Library Victorian Britain site

Discover historical sources and articles written by experts that reveal the everyday reality of living in Victorian Britain. The Victorian period...

Victorian, Victorian Culture, victorian history view
Document Coursework Handbook

Includes questions, documents and a bibliography.

19th century, Victorian, Victorian England, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture view
Image collection fear of urban crime

'The Shadow of a Great City', cartoon from People magazine, 1902, reflecting popular fear of urban crime, in the immediate aftermath of the...

Victorian England, Victorian Culture, victorian history, satire, cartoons, Crime view
Document Crime & Respectability

Extracts from a House of Commons Committee meeting investigating crime and it's causes

Victorian England, Nineteenth century, Victorian Culture, victorian history, Crime view
Link Crime and the Victorians, By Professor Clive Emsley

A very useful study of this key area of Victorian England

Queen Victoria, Victorian, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, 19th century view
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