Imagine, you are a small boy living in Victorian England. Tomorrow you will be five years old and then, you will begin the process of being breeched. You aren't sure whether to look forward to it, or be frightened! Up until now, you have worn the loose clothing of young children, but tomorrow, you will be wearing your first pants. It's a bit scary!

Imagine, you are a small boy living in Victorian England. Tomorrow you will be five years old and then, you will begin the process of being breeched. You aren't sure whether to look forward to it, or be frightened! Up until now, you have worn the loose clothing of young children, but tomorrow, you will be wearing your first pants. It's a bit scary!

Victorian Mens Brown Cotton Solid,Stripe Work Pants | Dickens | Downton Abbey | Edwardian || Johnston Corduroy Trousers - Brown

Johnston Corduroy Trousers - Brown

Victorian Mens Brown Cotton Solid,Stripe Work Pants | Dickens | Downton Abbey | Edwardian || Johnston Corduroy Trousers - Brown

Boy's robe (image 2) | French | 1750 | silk | Victoria & Albert Royal Museum | Museum #: T.362-1920

Boy's robe

Boy's robe (image 2) | French | 1750 | silk | Victoria & Albert Royal Museum | Museum #: T.362-1920

Lydian coin - Lydia was an Iron Age kingdom of western Asia Minor located generally east of ancient Ionia in the modern Turkey.  At its greatest extent, the Kingdom of Lydia covered all of western Anatolia.  Lydia was a province of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, with Sardis as its capital.  Lydia was later the name of a Roman province.  Coins are said to have been invented in Lydia around the 7th century BC.

Lydian coin - Lydia was an Iron Age kingdom of western Asia Minor located generally east of ancient Ionia in the modern Turkey. At its greatest extent, the Kingdom of Lydia covered all of western Anatolia. Lydia was a province of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, with Sardis as its capital. Lydia was later the name of a Roman province. Coins are said to have been invented in Lydia around the 7th century BC.

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