Neatorama Posts Tagged "victorian"
Mourning Rituals & Etiquette: The Victorians’ Morbid Obsession with Death

In the Victorian Era, when the child mortality rate was high, deat...  ...ng through the fog of mourning, but some of those Victorian customs seem particularly stifling today, such as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Mourning-Rituals-Etiquette-The-Victorians-Morbid-Obsession-with-Death/
Healing Spas and Ugly Clubs: How Victorians Taught Us to Treat People With Disabilities

Before the Industrial Revolution, people with disa...  ...r families gave them much thought. But during the Victorian era, more and more people got involved with doing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Healing-Spas-and-Ugly-Clubs-How-Victorians-Taught-Us-to-Treat-People-With-Disabilities/
"We Are Not Amused"...

The following is an article from the book Uncle Jo...  ...Pleasing Bathroom Reader.What was frowned upon in Victorian -era England? Pretty much everything. SIMPLY NOT D...  ...re are a few of the things that displeased proper Victorians :• The word “leg.” It was conside...  ...g of orchids was a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/We-Are-Not-Amused/
Love Tokens: How Victorians Fell in Love With Pocket Change

Back when war, ocean travel, or prison sentences m...  ...graved love tokens became a full-on obsession for Victorians , in both the United Kingdom and the United States...  ...the United States.“If you went to a fair in Victorian England, someone would be scraping off the side o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/10/Love-Tokens-How-Victorians-Fell-in-Love-With-Pocket-Change/
Victorian Starfleet Uniform Dresses

The past meets the future in the present! German cosplayer Genovefa designed and made these long dresses complete with corsets that resemble futuristic Starfleet uniforms. Here you see her wearing a Captain Janeway dress...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/08/Victorian-Starfleet-Uniform-Dresses/
I'm Living Like I'm In the Victorian Era

Sarah Chrisman was enamored with the Victorian lifestyle since she was a child, and wanted to li...  ...band's measurements, for me there seemed no hope. Victorian women's clothing, of course, was always made to t...  ...new form and soon I started making replicas of my Victorian...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Im-Living-Like-Im-In-the-Victorian-Era/
Victorian Era Dinosaurs Make Quite the Family

Did you know that before the dinosaurs went extinc...  ...he dinosaurs went extinct they also had their own Victorian Era complete with awkward, uptight family portrai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Victorian-Era-Dinosaurs-Make-Quite-the-Family/
Victorian Darth Vader Dress

EPBOT reader May B. made this gorgeous Darth Vader...  ...ade this gorgeous Darth Vader costume inspired by Victorian mourning wear. But Lady Vader need not mourn the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/02/Victorian-Darth-Vader-Dress/
Celebrating the Christmas of the Past...

English Heritage has some tips for celebrating Chr...  ...e tips for celebrating Christmas in the Tudor and Victorian styles, if you want to be more traditional than e...  ...srule' and an 'Abbot of Unreason' one year!During Victorian times, families would play Snapdragon.You'll need...  ...ibly a fire extinguis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Celebrating-the-Christmas-of-the-Past/
Litter Bugs: Sculptural Insects Made of Antique Junk...

Fleeting Dragonfly; Mark OliverWhat's a Litter Bug? According to artist Mark Oliver, this:Arthropod sub-species of the Insecta class.A creature whose instinctual and physical qualities have adapted so uniquely to the mod...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/13/Litter-Bugs-Sculptural-Insects-Made-of-Antique-Junk/




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