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Document A Proverbial Education? Mottos in May Morris's The Homestead and the Forest cot quilt and Mavor's English Spelling Book by Alison Fogg

This article explores May Morris’s 1890 cot quilt, The Homestead and the Forest, as a personal artefact representing her socialist...

Socialism, Spelling, Victorian view
Document Religion and Reality: Victorian society as seen through art and poetry by Joyce Markham

Abstract: Christianity was an essential part of life for Victorians in all strata of society. The numbers and sizes of Victorian churches that can...

19th century, Victorian, Holman Hunt, Tractarian, Algernon Charles Swinburne view
Document Assignment Questions for Furnishings and Interiors 1850 to the Present Day

Sample assignment questions for Furnishings and Interiors 1850 to the Present Day.

Assignment, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Nineteenth-century, Twentieth-century, Victorian view
Document Staging Cinderellas: Examining nineteenth-century ideas of the Victorian ballet girl in Miss Clara Webster and Jane Eyre by Fiona Bradbury

This article examines nineteenth-century ideas of Victorian ballet-girls, exploring these in nineteenth-century art and literature....

Ballet, Victorian view
Document A chivalric knight and deep sea dredging; or, ‘the everlasting thunder of the deep’ by Nicholas Pritchard

For Britons in the mid- to late nineteenth century the deep sea was starting to take a hold on the imagination. The successful...

Victorian view
Document Two Women of Mind and Purpose: George Cruickshank’s My Wife is a Woman of Mind and Amelia B. Edwards’ The Travelling Adventures of Mrs Roliston by Dona M. Cady

Abstract: The changing social agency of Victorian British women was often reflected through text and art. The pen and ink work of two artists --...

19th century, George Cruickshank, Amelia B. Edwards, satire, Victorian view
Document Suggested reading on 19th century furniture design

Suggested reading on 19th century furniture design

Nineteenth-century, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Designers, Victorian view
Document more key dates!

from the mid Victorian period

Nineteenth century, Queen Victoria, Victorian, Victorian England, 19th century view
Document Victorian Appropriation of Medieval Eucharistic Symbolism: A comparative analysis of St. Giles Cathedral and Goblin Market by Katerina Kern

This article considers the manner in which ‘Goblin Market’ by Christina Rossetti and St. Giles Cathedral by Augustus Pugin appropriate...

Victorian, 19th century, Christina Rossetti, Augustus Pugin, St Giles Cathedral, Medieval, religious symbolism view
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
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