Victorian Websites of Interest
An interesting Victoriana site with a “study center” devoted to topics ranging from calling cards to recipes to needlework to gardens. Click HERE to visit website.
VICTORIAN SOCIETY IN AMERICA
This society is dedicated to the protection, understanding, education, and enjoyment of our nineteenth century heritage. They sponsor events and symposia in different locations. The Sherlock Holmes connection is with the Northumberland Avenue establishment, which also has a P.G. Wodehouse Psmith association. Click HERE to visit website.
SHERLOCKIAN.NET: ENGLAND AND VICTORIAN ERA
This site provides numerous links to England and the Victorian era with money converters, price indexes and more, gathered by Chris Redmond’s Sherlockian.net. Click HERE to visit website.
VICTORIAN TURKISH BATHS:their origin, development, & gradual decline
The Victorian Turkish Baths website filled with all sorts of information including where to go to get one! Click HERE to visit website.
UK AND IRELAND: HISTORY
United Kingdom and Ireland History.. a group of sites of general interest and some that are particularly helpful for genealogy research. Click HERE to visit website.
DICTIONARY OF VICTORIAN LONDON
The Dictionary of Victorian London … a guide to the social history of Victorian London. A splendid resource, including maps — Holmes would have been proud. Click HERE to visit website.
Victorian Web… nothing to do with Moriarty, but many topics to browse: arts, science, philosophy, politics, society, gender issues, technology, and more. Click HERE to visit website.
THE COSTUME GALLERY RESEARCH LIBRARY
A remarkable costume site complete with online classes — includes hairstyle history, too. Note the Fashion magazines of 1893 to take you back in history. Click HERE to visit website.
VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN FASHION: A PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY
Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic Survey by Alison Gernsheim (see above, right). This is a review of fashion from 1840-1910 using photographs rather than fashion illustrations which includes men, women and children. Paperback edition. Look on Amazon.com for more books on this topic. Click HERE to visit website.
WALTER NELSON: A GENTLEMAN’S PAGE
The Gentleman’s Page is a resource “for those who wish to look and act like; or perhaps better understand, the 19th Century American man.” Click HERE to visit website.