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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Victorian Dress with 1000 Beetle Wings
March 22, 2011 – 3:02 am | 3,157 Comments
Victorian Dress with 1000 Beetle Wings

A stage costume worn by one of the most celebrated and glamorous actresses of the Victorian age.

Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900
March 21, 2011 – 8:14 am | 3,604 Comments
Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900

An escape from the ugliness and materialism of the Victorian era.

Take a Stroll Through the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
March 19, 2011 – 3:17 am | 2,431 Comments
Take a Stroll Through the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

View ground-level imagery of Kew Gardens’ paths, gardens and glasshouses.

Mary Cassatt’s Parisian Fashions
March 18, 2011 – 3:24 am | 3,068 Comments
Mary Cassatt’s Parisian Fashions

In 19th-century Paris, dressmaking was elevated to a fine art.