Neatorama Posts Tagged "Victorian"
The Victorian Belief That a Train Ride Could Cause Instant Insanity

When train travel was fairly new, somehow the idea...  ...me drastically. But according to the more fearful Victorians , these technological achievements came at the con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/14/The-Victorian-Belief-That-a-Train-Ride-Could-Cause-Instant-Insanity/
Debunking the Myth of 19th-Century ‘Tear Catchers’...

Victorians were known for leaving behind some weird accessor...  ...g. So when you see a bottle that purports to be a Victorian tear catcher, it just seems to fit right in with...  ...it just seems to fit right in with what you know. Victorians in mourning, it was said, stored t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/03/Debunking-the-Myth-of-19th-Century-Tear-Catchers/
Victorian Era Vinegar Valentine's Day Cards

These days Valentine's Day cards are exclusively p...  ...back before we ghosted and unfriended people, the Victorians had a special kind of card for people to say exac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/10/Victorian-Era-Vinegar-Valentines-Day-Cards/
The Victorians' Favorite Drug

A couple hundred years ago, before aspirin and dru...  ...everything.Laudanum became widely used throughout Victorian society as a medicine, and soon many writers, poe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/03/The-Victorians-Favorite-Drug/
The Forgotten Victorian Craze for Collecting Seaweed

Collecting seaweed as a hobby might sound strange...  ...hobby might sound strange to us today, but to the Victorian women who did it, the modern trend of eating seaw...  ...operly when collecting specimens. Read more about Victorian seaweed collecting at Atlas Obscura.

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/15/The-Forgotten-Victorian-Craze-for-Collecting-Seaweed/
Tussie-Mussies...

Have you ever heard of a tussie-mussie? Spellcheck...  ...rote Tussie-Mussies: A Collector’s Guide to Victorian Posy Holders, tells us about them. In her boo...  ...hip customs of privileged young ladies during the Victorian Era, particularly in England. “Some have fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/12/Tussie-Mussies/
Victorian Secret: Sitting in a Lobster Bustle Skirt Is Easier Than It Looks

Have you ever heard of a lobster bustle? Well, you know a bustle was an appliance for making a woman’s dress stand out in the back, like she had a big butt. That was the fashion in the 1880s. A lobster bustle looks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/18/Victorian-Secret-Sitting-in-a-Lobster-Bustle-Skirt-Is-Easier-Than-It-Looks/
Rare Vintage Photos of Christmas in the Victorian Era

Woman returning home with a Christmas tree, 1895Th...  ...man returning home with a Christmas tree, 1895The Victorian era is generally regarded to be the years of Quee...  ...ing collection of photographs of Christmas in the Victorian years. Artificial Christmas trees didn't yet exis...  ...cally guaranteed.Chec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/Rare-Vintage-Photos-of-Christmas-in-the-Victorian-Era/
My Skype Date With Those Curious Neo-Victorians

A couple of years ago, we brought you the story of...  ...ht you the story of Sarah A Chrisman, who lives a Victorian life in the 21st century. We got another update t...  ...this year, when Chrisman published her book This Victorian Life. Now, Lisa Hix has interviewed Gabriel and S...  ...nterviewed Gabriel and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/My-Skype-Date-With-Those-Curious-Neo-Victorians/
How to Live Like It's the Victorian Era

Sarah Chrisman riding her high-wheel tricycl...  ...tricycle (Photo: Ester Hyo Gyung Choi) The Victorian era certainly looks glamorous and interesting on...  ...nd my letter opener was made sometime in the late Victorian era from a taxidermied deer foot. There...  ...See previously: I'm Living Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/11/How-to-Live-Like-Its-the-Victorian-Era/




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