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  • The Victorian Era - Part III  By :
    The Victorian Era is dated to the reign of Queen Victoria, from 1837 to 1901. To be truly Victorian we feel a piece needs to be capable of being definitively dated to this period. However, questions do come up regarding the use of terms such as Victorian Revival or Victorian style.
  • The Victorian Era - Part I  By :
    The Victorian Era encompasses 64 years; from 1837 to 1901, the same period as the reign of Queen Victoria from which it takes its name. The period sees many changes in the world along with a broad mix of design styles, which makes it difficult to summarize. The Victorian Era takes it name from Queen Victoria who “by the Grace of God is Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, defender of the faith, and Empress of India”, the longest reigning English monarch.
  • The Victorian Era - Part II  By :
    Interest in Greek and Roman themes dominated the 18th century and the early 19th century, which affected styles in fashion, design, and architecture. Gothic and military styles were also popular, influencing the fashion world. The styles of the period were in part, inspired by the lives and works of the writers and poets of the Romantic Movement and the love of the Gothic created an appeal for all things medieval.
  • The language of the fan  By : Anna Checcoli
    A curious way of communication
    A mistery finally revealed
  • The Italian Exhibition - London 1888  By : Anna Checcoli
    A fan with Qeen Margherita and King Umberto I
  • The Victorian Ladies Language of Fans  By : Luanne Reilly Oda
    Did you know that in Victorian times the ladies had an "unspoken" langugae of fans? A way to communicate without ever saying a word!
  • Vintage Victorian Decor  By : Adam Peters
    Victorian and Indian Victorian decor is widely available online,
    in stores, and in many other areas that are not normally

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