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  Victorian Fashions Australia
There was the end of the convict era, pastoral expansion of the 1840s, the influx of free settlers due to the gold rush of the 1850s along with the growth of urbanisation in all states.
The ideal Victorian women was expected to be ‘childlike, pale and indeterminate, passive, submissive, mindless, genteel and nice.’ One testimonial from the Victorian press reflects this same attitude and view towards women, ‘if you want a girl to grow up gentle and womanly in her ways and her feelings, lace her tight (!)’.
The style of women’s clothing during the Victorian era began with the crinoline skirt, next the impracticality of the bustle, which was eventually replaced by the corsets of wasp waist and the S-bend silhouette.
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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Victorian era
The Victorian era of the United Kingdom marked the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire.
The era was preceded by the Regency era and succeeded by the Edwardian period.
While women were not enfranchised during the Victorian period, they did gain the legal right to their property upon marriage through the Married Women's Property Act, the right to divorce, and the right to fight for custody of their children upon separation.
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The Victorian Era of Britain is considered the height of the industrial revolution in Britain and the apex of the British Empire.
Victoria's attitude to sexual morality actually sprang from her knowledge of the corrosive effect which the loose morals of the aristocracy in earlier reigns had had on the public's respect for the nobility and the Crown.
Victorian prudery sometimes went so far as to deem it improper to say "leg" in mixed company (the prefered euphemism if such must be mentioned was "limb").
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 Victorian era - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The Victorian era of Great Britain is considered the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire.
The Victorian era was preceded by the Regency era and came before the Edwardian period.
In the early part of the era the House of Commons was dominated by the two parties, the Whigs and the Tories.
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 Victorian Era
Victorian Jewelry refers to the styles of jewelry that were fashionable during the reign of Queen Victoria of Great Britain, from her coronation in 1837 until her death in 1901.
The quality and quantity of Victorian Jewelry was greatly influenced by the Industrial Revolution, not a political revolution, as Queen Victoria reigned during a time of general peace and prosperity.
Early Victorian jewelry styles were often light, delicate designs that featured scroll work, floral sprays, multicolor gold work and themes from nature and gardening, such as flowers, trees, insects, seashells, birds, and animals.
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 P22 Victorian Set
The fonts developed for the P22 Victorian set are based on historic typefaces dating from the late 19th century.
Victorian Gothic was based on a type style called 'Atlanta', a simple, expanded width, quirky, yet elegant face similar to 'Copperplate'.
Victorian Swash was inspired by the willowy, delicate face 'Columbian', which has also been known in recent years as 'Glorietta'.
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 The Victorian Era
The Victorian era is generally agreed to stretch through the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901).
The dress of the early Victorian era was similar to the the Georgian age.
It was, indeed, the precursor of the modern era.
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 ~ The Ladies of Reenacting ~ Welcome to the Victorian Era ~
This period of history is one of the most beloved for its attention to high morals, modesty and proper decorum, as inspired by the Queen and her husband, Prince Albert.
The Victorian Era was also an optimistic time in which scientific and industrial invention thrived.
Many events happened during the Victorian Era, such as: The Trail of Tears, The Mexican War, the finding of gold in California and the influx in immigrants from the Orient to the West.
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 Cultural Imperialism: A Case Study of Football in Bath in the late-Victorian Era
The social morphology of Bath in the late-Victorian era is described in the next section and Gluckman's anthropological theory in relation to rugby football and cultural imperialism outlined.
A spectator at this game of rugby football in Bath in the latter part of the Victorian era would have observed the positions of the players on the pitch at Lambridge were unique to that period, and each team member had a certain position on the field.
In England in the latter part of the Victorian era there were certain demographic trends that led to a marginalisition of foreigners that might have caused the xenophobia witnessed in the game of rugby in Bath.
www.staffs.ac.uk /schools/humanities_and_soc_sciences/pgstudents/Cultural%20Imperialism.htm   (4284 words)

 The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Victorian Age: Introduction
By the beginning of the Victorian period, the Industrial Revolution, as this shift was called, had created profound economic and social changes, including a mass migration of workers to industrial towns, where they lived in new urban slums.
The Victorian novel, with its emphasis on the realistic portrayal of social life, represented many Victorian issues in the stories of its characters.
Victorian poetry and the Victorian novel both value visual description as a way of portraying their subjects.
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 Victorian Skeptics on the Road to Damascus - Christian History
The existing scholarship repeats endlessly a narrative of the "Victorian crisis of faith" and "loss of faith." Such an account is populated with figures who were devout Christians in their youth, but whose reading and intellectual honesty forced them to admit that Christianity was no longer credible.
Ironically, many of these people continue to be well known in Victorian studies as typifying the "crisis" and "loss of faith" by their skepticism, while scholars quietly ignore their later conversions as aberrations that signify nothing.
The Victorian period reminds us that the intellectual pilgrimages of leading skeptics on fearless quests for knowledge, no matter how unsettling the truth might turn out to be, not infrequently include the road to Damascus.
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 Victorian Architecture
The Victorians drew deeply from history, nature, geometry, theory, and personal inspiration to create their designs.
Victorian architecture up to 1870 was thought by some, especially Europeans, to be a failure.
One cause of the seemingly infinite variety of Victorian architecture in Northern California is the abundant coastal redwood.
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 Victoriana.Com Launches New Victorian Era Magazine to Mark 10 Year Celebration
The premiere issue of Victoriana Magazine provides an intimate look at the excitement and glitz of entertaining in the Victorian era, focusing on who wore what to a New York society ball as well as themed parties for both children and adults.
It offers a unique chance for visitors to view and research a growing collection of original Victorian articles on numerous topics reprinted from the 1800s magazine “Harper’s Bazar.” Most articles have not been re-published since their original printing over one hundred years ago and many are embellished with their original artwork.
Ten years later, nearly two million visitors a year come to explore the Victorian era and show children the magic of a Victorian Christmas, discover the romance of a Victorian wedding, remodel their Victorian home, and much more.
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During the Victorian Era (1837-1901), in England, a publishing trend rose to popularity in the world of the novel called serialized fiction.
This period of history is on of the most beloved for its attention to high morals, modesty and proper decorum, as inspired by the Queen and her husband, Prince Albert.
In the Victorian era, fragrance was generally sold in fairly plain packaging and then transferred into more attractive re-usable glass containers on the dressing table at home.
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 Victorian Station-Victorian decorating ideas and information about the victorian era.
Victorian Station-Victorian decorating ideas and information about the victorian era.
We offer you a wealth of information with regard to the Victorian era including features such as architecture, Victorian home decorating ideas, life styles, arts and literature and royalty.
Make sure to visit our own Victorian Era Mall for all your interior and exterior decorating and restoration needs, unique Victorian gifts, crafts, fashion and more.
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 Victorian Era 1837-1901 Victorian Fashion History, Costume Social History.
Victorian Era 1837-1901 Victorian Fashion History, Costume Social History.
Victorian Pictures of Victorian Mantelets and More Victorian Mantelets 1852 have been improved in the section with line drawings and added text, but the original pages will remain here for a short time.
These are the changes that make any era of society special in relation to the study of the costume of a period.
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 The Victorian Era
The Victorian Era, spanning the last two thirds of the 19th century, was a time of epic romances, great tragedies and unprecedented prosperity.
The jewels of the Victorian Era reflected these ever changing fortunes and are best studied as three periods: the Romantic, the Grand and the Aesthetic.
The late Victorian Period, known as the Aesthetic Period or Movement (1880-1901) was a direct response to the over indulgent fashions and to the stuffy formality and strict protocol of the Grand Period.
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 Victorian Era
Marriage in this wonderful Era made the wife's role in the home a high standard and she was expected to make it tranquil, peaceful and stable for her beloved
Queen Victorian and Prince Albert's marriage was the prefect role model for others to follow.
The were the perfect good looking couple, showing a great emphasis on their cherished love and so we see the Victorian placing a an enormous emphasis on Romance.
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 victorian era - Search.com
The Victorian era of Great Britain is considered the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire.
Victorian Fashion History, Costume and Social History of the Victorian Era 1837-1901.
Victorian Station - a wealth of information with regard to the Victorian era including features such as architecture, Victorian home decorating ideas,...
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 Victorian Web Sites - The Victorian Literary Studies Archive
Victorian Art For Mother - antique images from the Stock Solution's private Victorian Era collection Victorian Art in Britain (Bob Speel) - Some excellent places to go if you are visiting London and want to see the best Victorian art today.
Victorian Literary Trivia - 640 questions and quotations of literary trivia based on the writings and the lives of sixteen 19th century writers from Jane Austen to Oscar Wilde.
Victorian Station - a wealth of information with regard to the Victorian era including features such as architecture, Victorian home decorating ideas, life styles, arts and literature and royalty.
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 Victorian-era suburbs in peril, heritage body finds - National - theage.com.au
The Victorian National Trust has called for a moratorium on big housing developments under the blueprint until local councils are able to identify the most appropriate locations for multi-unit developments.
Yesterday, the chairwoman the Victorian branch of the National Trust, Dianne Weidner, called on the State Government to recognise that Melbourne had some of most intact and significant Victorian streetscapes in the world.
The Victorian National Trust has campaigned hard to stop the sale of 90 hectares of Defence Department land at Point Nepean, which includes coastal bushland and the quarantine station.
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 Wedding Ideas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since calling cards were a must-have in Victorian times (you'd present one at the door when you went to visit a friend's home, announcing your arrival), you might include them with your invites for guests to hand to ushers when they come to the ceremony.
Victorians added their own touch to wedding bands by adding personal inscriptions, such as "Ever thine." Many modern couples carry on this tradition by engraving their initials, the wedding date, or terms of endearment on the inside of their bands.
Victorian brides-to-be would invite their friends to a tea to ask them to be in the wedding -- you can too.
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 Victorian Era
Like the parents of this fashionably dressed child, many Victorian Era Americans wished to mimic the lifestyle and manners practiced by wealthy members of previous generations.
In fact, in the not-so-distant past, the Victorian House and the haunted house were almost synonymous in the American mind.
The prosperity of the Victorian era, along with new and easier construction methods, made possible a notable increase in building construction.
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 Victorian Era Lovers - Main Page
VICTORIAN ERA LOVERS are all of us who feel true passion for the history, art and customs of that splendid period which went from 1837 up to 1901, where Victoria (1819-1901) was the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
The Victorian style was distinguished in painting, architecture, photographs and all the artistic manifestations as a unique and unrepeatable tendency that still continues capturing millions of enthusiasts in the whole world.
In VICTORIAN ERA LOVERS, we want to surrender tribute to that wonderful time gathering in just one site the best found in Internet about history, arts, culture and customs of the Victorian and Edwardian ages.
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 The late Victorian Period in England, daily life
The history of England in the later Victorian period, from literature to politics.
This era could be subtitled 'The Gladstone and Disraeli Show' for the two politicians who dominated it.
Much of the attention of the country was focussed abroad during this era.
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 Role of a Woman During the Victorian Era   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the Victorian Era, the role of a woman was primarily dictated by the ideals of the male-dominated society.
In general, a woman’s role was defined as a woman whose leisureless life revolved around the domestic sphere of the home and family, and, most importantly, such a woman accepted her subordinate place to men in the sexual hierarchy (Abrams “Victorian Britain”).
As Shani D’Cruze notes in her work, Women and the Family, "[e]ugenics contributed to a major reformulation in ideologies of domesticity,” specifically in regard to “the separation of the private sphere and the economic and social dependence of woman based in science and medicine” (73).
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 Talking Antiques: Victorian-era furniture's beauty assures its continued popularity
During the Victorian period, several American furniture styles paralleled what was happening in England and on the Continent.
The major categories in the United States were early Victorian (1840-1860), represented by Gothic, Rococo, Elizabethan Revival or Cottage furniture, and mid- to late Victorian styles, including Renaissance Revival, Aesthetic Movement, Louis XVI Revival, Moorish and Eastlake.
The world of antiques is a very exciting place and the Victorian Era is most interesting and vibrant area which to explore.
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