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In Honour of Queen Victoria’s Birthday.

Queen Victoria (24 may 1819 – 22 January 1901) – Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Impress of India. 295 more words

How Tuberculosis Shaped Victorian Fashion

The deadly disease—and later efforts to control it—influenced trends for decades…

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19th Century

3 Ways to Start Your Research--When You Don't Know What Your Doing

Today is all about research.  Now you may remember at the outset way back several posts ago I said there would be no scholarly examination of history or words to that effect. 632 more words

Travails Of Research

Edwardian England – what inspires me

Just a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be at the Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival, a brilliant event in its second year. I took part in readings and a panel, and on the panel (which was for historical novelists) we had to defend our own period – which in my case is the Edwardian (and Victorian) Era. 813 more words

New "Phantom" Corset Over Dress!

Our new “Phantom” overdress is one of my favorite designs from Gloomth’s new “Ghost Story” collection! When I set to creating this piece originally I wanted to make something that could be worn with a variety of our dresses to create a whole new look, and something that could also be worn on it’s own in creative ways as well. 134 more words


A Very Victorian Afternoon

Like so many girls who treasure the nostalgic and the surreal, I am quite a fan of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. So are the minds who thought up Alice’s Tea Cup, “New York City’s most whimsical tea house”, which has three “chapters” sprinkled around Manhattan. 345 more words