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The idolized women of the early 20th century: Who was The "Gibson Girl"?

Created through the pen & ink illustrations of Charles Dana Gibson, The “Gibson Girl” was portrayed as the feminine ideal from the 1890’s until World War I. 133 more words


Gardeners Bring Cradle Graves Back From The Dead in Philadelphia

Through the stone gates of Woodlands Cemetery, a tranquil, verdant oasis thrives in the heart of University City. The Victorian necropolis, the last undeveloped parcel of the estate of botanist and plant collector William Hamilton, was preserved and a repurposed as a rural cemetery in 1840 as the city and University of Pennsylvania pushed westward.  181 more words

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Death of the Industrialist: A Play

Stage is dark. Lights slowly come on and brighten to reveal an interior room. Victorian era, about 1860s.

A man reclines asleep on a chair. Tea sits unfinished on a table. 1,083 more words


The Architecture In Victorian Ages

British Victorian refers to the time from 1825 to 1900. In this period of time, politics, economy, society has been developed rapidly. Among which, the most obvious phenomenon is the sharp increase for the rich middle class. 265 more words


Elizabeth Barrett Browning - I think of thee!--my thoughts do twine and bud

Here’s a beautiful poem by a Victorian poetess Elizabeth Barrett Browning, part of her series of sonnets called “Sonnets from the Portuguese”. Composed during her secret courtship with a fellow poet Robert Browning, these poems witness their blooming love and weren’t originally intended to be published. 152 more words


Escape the Night: Season Two on Youtube

One night to escape.

Escape the Night is back for Season Two on Youtube. Last season, the evil house was contained but the evil found its way back to Joey. 131 more words

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is arguably one of the most popular, or at least well-known, pieces of literary fiction ever written. 336 more words

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