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Life Below Stairs ~ Part Four ~ The Work Never Ends

Aún es de noche cuando Rose, la criada, se levanta y baja a la cocina. Saca las cenizas de la estufa de hierro fundido y la limpia hasta que reluce. Trae carbón del sótano, enciende el fuego en la cocina y pone a hervir agua. Luego reúne los zapatos de toda la familia para que los criados se ocupen de limpiarlos.

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The Victorian Life: Modern Adventures in Nineteenth-Century Culture,Cooking, Fashion, and Technology by Sarah A. Chrisman

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Victorian picnickers did not dream of eating outdoors without a kerosene burner to boil their kettles for tea. Thus, the true mark of a Victorian picnic is to make sure your food is more than cold cuts and chips. Prepare your menu as if you were hosting a proper meal in your home. And your dishes need not be overly rich or time-consuming to prepare; our Recipes section features a number of simple recipes for tea sandwiches that would be perfectly appealing for a picnic.

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from Mail Online

Rare glimpse of 19th-century intellectual suburban life in Hampstead

An early picture taken by the Victorian photographer Emma Johnston, showing a Mr Horn, his niece and other family and friends posing for the camera

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from NPR.org

Best Books of 2014 - How To Be A Victorian: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide To Victorian Life

Perhaps it is not my usual favorite vehicle for detail (fiction) but this book about the everyday life of a Victorian is sure to enrich my gluttonous appetite for antique customs and curiosities.

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from BuzzFeed

21 Victorian Slang Terms It's High Time We Revived

21 Victorian Slang Terms It's High Time We Revived / yes, let's bring these back. // Well, aren't you just a basket of oranges.

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from Vox

I love the Victorian era. So I decided to live in it.

A couple who decided to recreate the Victorian Era as their life. Also they receive death threats for being different (?!?!?!????)

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from The Campfire Chronicle by Stargazer Mercantile

School Days of the 1800s

SCHOOL DAYS OF THE 1800'S: School is back in session, and as I watch the big yellow school buses driving down the road with seats full of young students, my great-grandfather’s voice comes back to me. Remember those stories about walking five miles in a snowstorm to get to school? I wonder if those grim-faced kids on the passing school bus know how great they have it. Read all about what school was like in the 1800's in my blog today!

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