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    Victorian England

    Victorian England

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    A Knocker-up's job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Some of them used pea-shooters. The knocker-up would not leave a client’s window until sure that the client had been awoken.

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    Prince Henry of Battenberg and Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom with their bridesmaids and others on their wedding day.

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    Louise was allowed to marry John Campbell, Duke of Argyll, even though he was not of royal blood. The ceremony was held on March 21st 1871.

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    Prince Albert with his brother 1851 Robert Thorburn Painted for Queen Victoria

    Royal Collection - Victorian Miniatures

    The Princess Beatrice, youngest child of Queen Victoria with her children Prince Alexander, Princess Victoria Eugenie (later The Queen of Spain), Prince Leopold, and Prince Maurice of Battenberg.

    Long Live all the magic we made.

    Alexandra, the Princess of Wales & Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales with their children Prince George of Wales, Prince Albert Victor of Wales & Princess Louise of Wales

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    The Duke of Clarence with his fiancée Princess Mary of Teck. He would die before their marriage and she would go on to marry his brother, who would go on to become George V.

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    Penny dreadful 'Spring Heeled Jack', 1890


    Women and men playing croquet, Canterbury, 1860s

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    Not Queen Victoria, but her daughter Victoria, future Empress of Germany. Winterhalter.

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    Through the heart of the old East End ran the road called Commercial Road,it was built to solve the problems of the cramped slums or rookeries. The 1840s was a time when the east End problem raised its head and ideas were put to solve it, the road which had been aimed largely at slum clearance remained a white elephant in the middle of the East End, life went on as before.


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    Narrow Marsh exhibition | Galleries Of Justice Museum

    A young girl examines the window display of a city shop selling fresh veg, sunlight soap and sweets,- Newcastle, 1880s

    Victorian Newcastle brought to life in photographic treasure trove

    Matchbox-making was dominated by women and children, and was amongst the lowest paid home work available. This woman would paste together strips of paper and wood, called skillets, to form lids and trays. She received ‘tuppence ha'penny’ per gross (two and a half pence for 144), but had to supply her own paste and fire to dry the boxes. This photograph was taken outside of the workers impoverished dwelling, where they would normally spend up to 12 hours working every day. ca 1900.

    Assembling Matchboxes at Home: c.1900, John Galt

    “Vicky” (1840-1901) and her son Kaiser Wilhelm II

    WW1 Royal family rift revealed in stunning portraits

    On May 24, 1845, Prince Albert presented his beloved wife, Queen Victoria with a gold, enamel and pearl bracelet created from miniature portraits of their children. This particular link depicts Victoria, the Princess Royal, the first of the couple’s children. The portrait is the work of William Essex.

    Stalking the Belle Époque: 11/27/11 - 12/4/11

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    Covent Garden; view of Seven Dials looking up Little Earl Street, now part of Earlham Street, in 1896.

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    Victorian women selling flowers in Covent Garden, London

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    Old Pictures of London in Victorian Era - circa 1890 - Covent Garden women shelling walnuts.

    vintage everyday: Old Pictures of London in Victorian Era

    Legendary English Victorian stage actor Sir John Martin Harvey.

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    Two English maids, 1864

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    Temple Bar & Fleet Street, 1870. London.

    Points of View: London 1870s and now

    Dickens's London: in pictures - Telegraph

    Dickens's London: in pictures - Telegraph

    Canonbury Tower, Islington, 1879. This photograph was commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London to form part of a p...

    Canonbury Tower | Museum of London