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A French cartoon satirising the supposed duplicity of British interests in Africa, from 1898.
|Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history, Scramble for Africa||view|
|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|
|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|
Victoria's diary extracs on being told she was now queen
|19th century, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history||view|
|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|
|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|
|Christ in the everyday nineteenth-century experience: examining a collection of daily prayers and a painting of Jesus by Celia Jarvis||
John Keble and William Holman Hunt produced work at the bookends of a century renowned for its scientific and industrial progress. Both men,...
|William Holman Hunt, Pre-raphaelite, Victorian Culture, Christianity, Faith||view|
Includes questions, documents and a bibliography.
|19th century, Victorian, Victorian England, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture||view|
|Covetousness and commodification: the eroticised female body and cultural representations of death by Natasha Shirman||
The Victorian cult of mourning meant that the ritual of death became a visual affair, which placed women firmly at its centre. These gendered...
|mourning, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Victorian Culture||view|
'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|