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victorian history

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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
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
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
Image collection victorian sweatshops

A punch cartoon from 1849 illustrating the hidden realities of contemporary sweat shops.

(Author's Photo)

Victorian Culture, Victorian England, Queen Victoria, 19th century, victorian history view
Document Key Themes Gender & Sexuality

Some key themes from this unit

Queen Victoria, victorian history, Victorian England, Victorian Culture, Nineteenth-century view
Document Three Men in a Boat - Extracts

Some key extracts for class discussion

Nineteenth-century, victorian history, Victorian Culture, Three men in a Boat, Suburbs view
Document Dawn of a New Age? Turner & the Early Victorian Era

A brief look at two classic paintings by Turner capturing the moment of cultural transformation

(paintings my photos)

Nineteenth century, Victorian Culture, victorian history, Turner, Painting view
Document Key Themes: Poverty & Society

Key themes from week 2

19th century, Queen Victoria, Victorian, Victorian Culture, victorian history, dickens 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 Kipling & the Anglo-Indian Experience

Extracts from 'Baa Baa Black Sheep', Kipling's classic story of the divided and sometimes traumatized identity of British children born in India...

Queen Victoria, victorian history, 19th century, Victorian Culture, kipling view
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