Victorians online collection at The Google Cultural Institute http://bit.ly/QYLCEu Victorians : at The Google Cultural Institute
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Historical Photographs http://images.google.com/hosted/life Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today.
Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
Victorian Vintage Images http://www.vintagerio.com Victorian Vintage Images
A vast collection of vintage victorian images from the yesteryears ranging from childrens, celebrations, cliparts, posters, ephemera and labels. Be amazed, be very amazed
Commercial site ... images for sale ... all the images on the website have a watermark across the.
Reminiscene - Vintage Postcards and Photographs http://www.reminiscene.co.uk A collection of vintage postcards and Victorian and Edwardian Cartes de Visite, Cabinet Portraits and other nostalgic photographs. Reminiscene aims to return photographs of people to proven descendants.
Victorian Era Calling Cards http://tinyurl.com/nzue3 Victorian Era Calling Cards : Genealogical Database
This database is one of the first online for calling card data.
The cards come from all over the United States and date from 1850-1910 and are mainly undated.
Victoriana http://www.victoriana.com/ Victoriana | Houses | Decorating | Homes | TRavel | Fashon | History | Museum Links | Animated Graphics | A Victorian Christmas | A Victorian Wedding |
Victorian Calling Cards (name cards) http://desktoppub.about.com/od/lessonplans/l/aa_bizcardextra.htm Victorian Calling Cards (name cards)
The precursor to today's business card may have been the Victorian Calling Card. During a unit of study on the Victorian Age have students design and exchange calling cards using the prescribed etiquette of that time.
Calling Card Etiquette | Fashions for Calling Cards (for Gentlemen) | Mourning and Funeral Usages |
Victorian Cinema http://www.victorian-cinema.net Victorian Cinema
Cinema arrived in 1895 and had reached almost every corner of the globe by the end of 1896. At the close of the nineteenth century it was firmly established as a medium of entertainment, instruction and experiment, making fortunes and reputations and changing the very way that people looked on their world.
This website is a biographical guide to the world of Victorian film. It features 300 biographies of those who, behind and in front of the camera, played a significant part in creating the phenomenon of moving pictures.
Children in the Victorian Age http://college.saintebarbe.pagespro-orange.fr/victoria/children.htm Children in the Victorian Age
We are going to tell you about children in the Victorian age.
Children had an unhappy childhood. They worked hard to satisfy the needs of their parents because families were very poor and they didn't have enough money, so children worked. They underwent very difficult conditions of employment. Days were long for them : eight or twelve hours a day, six days a week.
Lesson Plans : Victorians http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/lessons.htm Lesson Plans : Victorians at LearningCurve
Streets of Late Victorian London - literacy focus | Victorian Railway Accident - Rob Roy - literacy focus | Victorian children in trouble with the law | Victorian Prison | School Dinners | Say "Cheese"! Queen Victoria? Family Photograph | Victorian Leisure - Past pleasures | Victorian Homes - Rich and poor | Victorian Life - Trimdon Grange | 19th Century Mining Accident |
Victorian Images http://collections.vam.ac.uk/ You may search here for over 16,000 works and over 20,000 images from the V&A collections.
The database covers a wide range of objects, including ceramics, fashion, furniture, glass, metalwork, paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture, and textiles. Many have been selected from recent publications but we have also included less well known items and objects that cannot be permanently on display.
A Victorian shop http://www.ictadvice.org.uk/index.php?section=tl&cat=001001005&rid=5579 This activity took place with a Year 1 class during the autumn term in a two-form entry inner city primary school. The school is situated in an area of social deprivation where one third of the class had special needs, and a substantial minority did not have English as their first language. Most classes have access to only two computers, one of which has internet access.
The general aims were to give the pupils an introduction to ?he way of life of people in the more distant past?by examining what shops looked like in the Victorian era.
The Virtual Victorians http://www.victorians.org.uk/ The Virtual Victorians web site provides learning materials for schools to study life in Victorian times.
Although the site offers resources for anyone with an interest in Victorian times, its core audience is Key Stage 2 pupils and teachers. Virtual Victorians is of particular relevance to the topic of Victorian Britain within the history curriculum, and the 'Teachers' Centre' offers ideas for teachers to support the QCA schemes of work and to help them use the materials in the classroom.
Here you can take a look at a typical week in our lives and ask us questions.
In the "Themes Gallery" you can see many of the things we use, and some things that we would like to be able to afford to use! You can even play with some of the children's favourite toys!
You can send something they are calling an 'eCard', whatever that is, and if you like news you can work on a Victorian Newspaper.
1800s Costumes http://www.costumegallery.com/1800.html This webpage sends you to locations on the web with images of fashions representing the time periods between 1800-1899. This includes Regency, Crinoline, Bustle, and the Gay Nineties fashion periods. This does include the Victorian era that begins at the marriage of Queen Victoria.
The Queen Victoria Stamp http://www.stamp-one.com/qvictoria.htm The Queen Victoria stamps of great Britain have been a fascination among collectors for years, since the first issue was released in 1840. The ever-popular "Penny Black" was the world's first postage stamp. Issued in Great Britain, the stamp had underwent great trials in being created, as it deemed her majesty's approval.
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