Child Labor in Victorian England
Child labor was a very brutal thing that went on for about 200 years in Victorian England. Children did things as simple as scaring birds away from the fields, and things as complex as cleaning chimneys. When I say cleaning chimneys, I do not mean with a chimney cleaning brush, I am saying that the…
Prostitution in Victorian England – Presentation Page
Prostitution in Victorian England was a part of everyday life for people from every class, ethnicity, and gender. Prostitution became a major concern and a focal point for social reformers in the 19th century. Concerns were seen everywhere including the literature of people like Charles Dickens. He created characters (some of which may have had…
The Photographers of 1870s London Who Documented Their Disappearing City
The idea of capturing something in photography before it disappears dates back almost to the dawn of the medium.
The creepy train created in 1800s London to transport corpses
Every day, from the late 1880s to the early 1900s, the London Necropolis Railway ferried corpses from a purpose-built station near Waterloo directly to the Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey.
Victorian life through a lens: Amazing 19th Century photos show backbreaking daily grind
These incredible snapshots of life for Londoners in Victorian Britain were taken by photojournalist John Thomson in 1877
Photo collection of stores from the 1800s in the USA & England
Historians have characterized the mid-Victorian era, (1850–1870) as Britain's 'Golden Years.'.There was prosperity, as the national income per person grew