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from The Pennington Edition

Morbid History : The Victorian Art of Mourning

It's eerie, but there is a beauty about it. I think it's lovely how much the Victorians honored the dead.

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Victorian Walking Dress - A historically accurate victorian era daytime walking dress with bustle; what an upper class Victorian lady would wear for day. This wine/maroon/burgundy/red colored bodice has a matching skirt with a bustle in the back. Feathered hat and fur trimmed collar and sleeves complete the luxe look. - For costume tutorials, clothing guide, fashion inspiration photo gallery, calendar of Steampunk events, & more, visit SteampunkFashionGuide.com

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Writing letters may no longer be necessary (and may be considered tedious), but one should still take the time to write, even short thank you notes or words of encouragement.

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And no time period planned for, feared and yes, even celebrated death more than the Victorian age. With that said, here are ten fascinating facts about death in the Victorian era. #dying #dead

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Wow....Things never change! Love...This picture makes me thankful for the upgrades in technology or maybe it doesn't!

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Victorian-Edwardian Living Room – 36 Interesting Vintage Pictures Show People in Their Parlors Over 100 Years Ago

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from Mail Online

Rare glimpse of 19th-century intellectual suburban life in Hampstead 'set' pictures taken by pioneering woman photographer

An early picture taken by the Victorian photographer Emma Johnston, showing a Mr Horn, his niece and other family and friends posing for the camera

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