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Document Suburban population growth

A statistical overview of suburban population growth

Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history, 19th century, Population growth view
Document ‘The Dead Tell No Tales’: Female Agency in Spirit Photography and Victorian Ghost Fiction by Béatrice Chevrot

Spirit photography went from being, in its earliest stages, a powerful evidence of the tangible existence of spirits, to a compelling and...

Victorian Culture, Ghost stories, Lettice Galbraith, Georgiana Houghton, spiritualism view
Document The Role of Cruikshank

A brief look at Cruikshank's work and his relationship with Dickens


(painting my photo)

19th century, Victorian Culture, victorian history, Victorian England, cruikshank, Painting, dickens view
Document Coursework Handbook

Includes questions, documents and a bibliography.

19th century, Victorian, Victorian England, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture view
Document even more key dates!

from the late Victorian period

19th century, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, Nineteenth century view
Document William Ewart Gladstone in Two Perspectives: John Everett Millais’ Private Portrait and John Tenniel’s Public Political Cartoons, Ian M Williams

Three pieces of work by John Tenniel in the genre of political cartoons, and a John Everett Millais oil-oncanvas portrait commissioned by Christ...

Victorian Culture, cartoons, caricature, Portraiture, Pre-raphaelite, British politics view
Document The Chartist Petitions

Response from the Select Committee to the Chartist Petitions

Victorian Culture, victorian history, Victorian England, 19th century, Chartism view
Document La Vita Nuova: Examining the theme of love in two of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s most famous works, the poem, The Blessed Damozel and the painting, Beata Beatrix, Andre R. Taylor-Morris

This essay will trace, briefly, Rossetti’s engagement with, and treatment of love. The Blessed Damozel was composed well before the death of...

Pre-raphaelite, Victorian Culture, 19th century, Poetry, love, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Painting view
Document Jack the Ripper

The first of the so-called Ripper letters to be received by the police

Victorian England, victorian history, Victorian Culture, Nineteenth century, Crime, Jack the Ripper view
Document Transgressive Wives: Representations of married women in Victorian popular culture by Lauren Magilton

This article will explore two representations of women as wives from the mid-nineteenth century. Wilkie Collins’ Armadale (1864)...

Victorian Culture, Gender, 19th century view
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