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Document Fallen Woman or Fallen Man? Representations of moral responsibility, punishment and reward in George Frederic Watts’s painting Found Drowned (1848-50) and Charles Dickens’s novel Our Mutual Friend (1864-5) by Susan Knights

This article will examine gendered representations of moral responsibility by comparing its treatment of fallen women in the above artefacts....

19th century, Victorian Culture, Gender, Equality, Charles Dickens, George Frederic Watts view
Document The Female Artist in the mid-Victorian Period: Emily Mary Osborn’s Nameless and Friendless (1857) and the 1859 Petition to the Royal Academy, Adrienne McKenna

The 1857 painting by Emily Mary Osborn titled ‘Nameless and Friendless’ and the 1859 petition to the Royal Academy to provide tuition to female...

Victorian Culture, Gender, Art, 19th century view
Document ‘A Moderate Infusion of Oriental Learning’: Representations of the East India College at Haileybury and its influence on constructing the Company official by Sopna Nair

This essay explores two artefacts relating to the early history of the East India College at Haileybury and its specific mission in training new...

19th century, East India Company, Lord Grenville, Politics view
Document even more key dates!

from the late Victorian period

19th century, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, Nineteenth century view
Document Sweated labour

Week 8. Sweated trades of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

womens history, work, 19th century, 20th century view
Document ‘A vision of the “Arabian Nights” character’: Two sightings of John Frederick Lewis in Cairo by Guy Philipps

This article considers two representations of the painter John Frederick Lewis in Cairo in the 1840s, one by W. M. Thackeray and one...

19th century view
Document Politics & class Key Themes

Some key themes from week 3 of the course

19th century, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history view
Document New wine in old bottles: A comparison between The Boxley Rood of Grace, and John Soane's Monk’s Parlour and Cell and Monk’s Yard, with reference to religious symbolism in material culture at the time of the Dissolution, and in the Romantic Era, E. Casey

This article compares and contrasts the sixteenth-century miraculous crucifix The Boxley Rood of Grace, and the architect John Soane's...

16th century, 19th century, Material Culture, religious symbolism view
Document Monumental Imperialism in Ceylon: Celebrating Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee and the Copying of the Sigiriya Frescoes in 1897 by Nishantha de Silva

Abstract: Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897 likely marked the apogee of the British Empire and was widely celebrated throughout her...

19th century, Victorian Culture, Colonialism, British empire, Ceylon, Sri Lanka, Statue, Sigiriya, George Wade, HCP Bell view
Document Suburban population growth

A statistical overview of suburban population growth

Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history, 19th century, Population growth view
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