Vintage Linen
March 14, 2012 – 6:27 am | 7,866 Comments

Most Victorian houses were built with a linen closet, well arranged to show the piles of sheets, pillowcases, and towels, as well as the table linen, each and all with a sachet bag of sweet lavender.

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Victorian House

Victorian house pictures, rooms, house plans and historic houses.

Fashion

Victorian, Regency, Edwardian, 1920s fashions and accessories.

Entertaining

Holidays, crafts, recipes, parties, music, dance, etiquette.

Home & Garden

Home decor, remodeling, gardening, restoration.

Victorian Style

History, lifestyle, mourning, carriages, toys and dolls.

Leathers, Feathers and Fur: A Fashion History
September 21, 2011 – 3:22 am | 2,568 Comments
Leathers, Feathers and Fur: A Fashion History

Over 100 images from this exhibition can be viewed online.

Story of “The Progress of Love”
September 20, 2011 – 10:04 am | 1,823 Comments
Story of “The Progress of Love”

Artist was commissioned in 1771 to complete four large canvases for the comtesse Du Barry, the consort of Louis XV.

Victorian Fashions & Accessories
September 19, 2011 – 9:10 am | 3,446 Comments
Victorian Fashions & Accessories

Exquisite Victorian fashions are highlighted.

Charles Dickens at 200
September 16, 2011 – 5:10 pm | 1,947 Comments
Charles Dickens at 200

Charles Dickens was Britain’s first true literary superstar.