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Document Forward to the Past: The Eglinton tournament and chivalry in the Age of Steam by Nigel Hankin

This article looks at the appeal that a re-imagined medieval past had in early Victorian England, epitomised by the enormous interest...

railways, Victorian, pottery view
Document Remembering The Railway: Locating Nostalgia In Wordsworth's 'Suggested By The Proposed Kendal And Windermere Railway' And The Creation Of The Musée D'orsay, Rachael Curzons

Although not immediately apparent, the relationship between a sonnet written by the Poet Laureate at Rydal Mount, England, and a train station...

spirituality, Knowledge, railways, Poetry view
Document The Engine of Change: Exploring the cultural challenges of railway development in early Victorian England by Heather Auton

The development of rail transport in Victorian England was undertaken at a staggering pace. Between the first passenger train in 1825...

railways, Engineering, Victorian England view
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