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.


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Home decor, remodeling, gardening, restoration.

Victorian Style

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

Embroidered Ball Dress
March 30, 2011 – 3:16 am | 934 Comments
Embroidered Ball Dress

The ball dress is embroidered with a leaf and flower design in silver.

Victorian London Hotel Restored
March 29, 2011 – 3:33 am | 4,616 Comments
Victorian London Hotel Restored

Grand Victorian Gothic hotel restored to its 19th century magnificence.

Victorian Miniatures
March 28, 2011 – 3:04 am | 3,278 Comments
Victorian Miniatures

Miniatures played a central role in sustaining Queen Victoria’s contact with her extended family throughout Europe.

Explore a 19th Century Diary
March 26, 2011 – 3:06 am | 2,240 Comments
Explore a 19th Century Diary

Online diary allows scholars and the public to read and search a complete transcription of the diary alongside high-resolution scans of each handwritten page.