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Victorian Goods And Merchandise

Author : Carol Belanger Grafton
ISBN : 9780486132020
Genre : Design
File Size : 86.57 MB
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2,300 quaint images of vintage 19th-century items: fans, corsets, toiletry kits, sewing machine, meat grinder, typewriter, ice cream freezer, lantern — all arranged according to category.
Category: Design

Victorian Imagery And Design The Essential Reference

Author : Carol Belanger Grafton
ISBN : 9780486799841
Genre : Art
File Size : 27.49 MB
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Richly detailed compendium offers glimpses of social history as reflected by historical periodicals, trade catalogs, architectural graphics, William Morris patterns, Crystal Palace exhibits, and many other sources. Includes color and black-and-white images, detailed bibliographies, and artist biographies.
Category: Art

Victorian Railways

Author : Victoria. Department of Railways
ISBN : STANFORD:36105047653683
Genre : Railroads
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Category: Railroads

835 Victorian Designs And Emblems

Author : Palm & Fechteler (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN : 9780486417349
Genre : Design
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This selection of royalty-free designs from a rare 1882 catalog of transferable designs for carriages and buggies includes ornamental crests, coats of arms, shields, mottos, and a wealth of other eye-catching designs — many incorporating dogs, handsome steeds, various birds, wild beasts, mythical creatures, and other eye-catching images.
Category: Design

Gone To The Shops

Author : Kelley Graham
ISBN : 9780275989989
Genre : Business & Economics
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Explores the bustling world of Victorian shops and shopping, and the growing consumerism that bloomed during these times.
Category: Business & Economics

Victorian Advertising Of Gloucester

Author : Kenneth Anderson
ISBN : 9780615259109
Genre : Advertising cards
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Victorian advertising trade cards, lithographed business advertisements and photographs of main street businesses with owners, circa 1882. Illustrated, about 400 items many in color ; boats and schooners. Summary of 1880 business directory of Gloucester, MA.--lulu.com.
Category: Advertising cards

Victorian London Street Life In Historic Photographs

Author : John Thomson
ISBN : 9780486319919
Genre : Photography
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Classic document of social realism contains 37 photographs by famed Victorian photographer Thomson, accompanied by texts offering sharply drawn vignettes of laborers, dustmen, street musicians, shoe blacks, and more.
Category: Photography

Victorian Britain

Author : Sally Mitchell
ISBN : 9780415668514
Genre : History
File Size : 78.31 MB
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First published in 1988, this encyclopedia serves as an overview and point of entry to the complex interdisciplinary field of Victorian studies. The signed articles, which cover persons, events, institutions, topics, groups and artefacts in Great Britain between 1837 and 1901, have been written by authorities in the field and contain bibliographies to provide guidelines for further research. The work is intended for undergraduates and the general reader, and also as a starting point for graduates who wish to explore new fields.
Category: History

Victorian Literature And The Physics Of The Imponderable

Author : Sarah C. Alexander
ISBN : 9780822981886
Genre : Science
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The Victorians are known for their commitment to materialism, evidenced by the dominance of empiricism in the sciences and realism in fiction. Yet there were other strains of thinking during the period in the physical sciences, social sciences, and literature that privileged the spaces between the material and immaterial. This book examines how the emerging language of the “imponderable” helped Victorian writers and physicists make sense of new experiences of modernity. As Sarah Alexander argues, while Victorian physicists were theorizing ether, energy and entropy, and non-Euclidean space and atom theories, writers such as Charles Dickens, William Morris, and Joseph Conrad used concepts of the imponderable to explore key issues of capitalism, imperialism, and social unrest.
Category: Science

Victorian Augusta

Author : Earle G. Shettleworth
ISBN : 0738557749
Genre : History
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From the 1860s through the 1880s, local photographer Henry Bailey captured all aspects of Victorian life after the Civil War in Maine's capital city. Bailey's rare stereoscopic images depict downtown Water Street, the industrial north end, Capitol Park, the Togus veterans home, and numerous public buildings, churches, and residences. Through these historic images, Victorian Augusta presents a view of the world through one man's lens. Most of the vintage photographs in this volume have come from the collection of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, which has acquired many Bailey stereographs once owned by the photographer and his family.
Category: History

Victorian Literature

Author : Victor Shea
ISBN : 9781118329023
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Victorian Literature is a comprehensive and fully annotated anthology with a flexible design that allows teachers and students to pursue traditional or innovative lines of inquiry – from the canon to its extensions and its contexts. Represents the period’s major writers of prose, poetry, drama, and more, including Tennyson, Arnold, the Brownings, Carlyle, Ruskin, the Rossettis, Wilde, Eliot, and the Brontës Promotes an ideologically and culturally varied view of Victorian society with the inclusion of women, working-class, colonial, and gay and lesbian writers Incorporates recent scholarship with 5 contextual sections and innovative sub-sections on topics like environmentalism and animal rights; mass literacy and mass media; sex and sexuality; melodrama and comedy; the Irish question; ruling India and the Indian Mutiny and innovations in print culture Emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of the field with a focus on social, cultural, artistic, and historical factors Includes a fully annotated companion website for teachers and students offering expanded context sections, additional readings from key writers, appendices, and an extensive bibliography
Category: Literary Criticism

Full Color Victorian Fashions 1870 1893

Author : JoAnne Olian
ISBN : 0486404846
Genre : Design
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52 extremely rare plates depict the latest in chic apparel for the well-to-do, including elegant day dresses, hunting outfits, ornamented costumes for the theatre, a parade of millinery styles, and more.
Category: Design