Up until the century, London was filled with squalid slums known as Rookeries. The most famous was in St Giles, though other Rookeries include Rosemary Lane and Jacob's Island in Bermondsey, where Dickens's Oliver Twist villain Bill Sykes meets his end.
There are many ways a Victorian gentleman may choose to tie his neckwear. Here is one of the simpler knots, illustrated that you may practice at home. We have made a special cravat for demonstration .alles für den Gentleman - www.
Since 1851 professional photographers used these cameras in their studios, (once the process of glass plate negatives had been perfected) Would this sort of camera have been used to photograph the excavations in Amelia's time?
Edwardian Dress Sara Mayer & F. Morhanger (designed and made by) Paris Figured silk, overlaid with chiffon, velvet ribbon, machine lace, with striped velvet Museum no. Given by Lord and Lady Fairhaven Victoria and Albert Museum