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Victorian Resources

Learning Victorians--a wealth of information from the British Library (the British equivalent to the Library of Congress)--should definitely be your first stop!

BBC History: Victorians--A thorough resource of all things Victorian

Ideals of Womanhood in Victorian England--has articles about how the attitudes of women evolved and changed during this time period.

History in Focus--goes into detail about assylums, law & order, men & women, and politics

Dickens' London Brought to Life--a photo essay from the Daily Mail

Britain's Child Slaves Helped Form England--a really interesting article from the Daily Mail about the history of children during the Victorian Era.

Children in Victorian England--from the BBC

The Victorian Child--a paper written by a professor at the University of Pittsburgh.

Victorian Crime & Punishment--a website that looks at these issues.

Victorian Mugshots--this is a fascinating Flickr collection  from the Newcastle City Gaol (Jail) and House of Correction Collection between the years of 1871-1873. If you click on a mugshot, his or her story will come up at the bottom.

How Charles Dickens Saw London

The High Life Victorian Style--Shows pictures of some wealthy Victorians at a balloon race. Notice the difference in what they wear compared to Victorians in other pictures!

Victorian Fashion--from the Victoriana Magazine

A Victorian Christmas--looks at how the holiday was celebrated.



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