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Charles Dickens is the REAL Father of Christmas: How the author defined our festive spirit

Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870. British. Genre: Literature. A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities.

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Victorian Childhood The Sweetshop England

This picture from Victorian England could be a great writing prompt for students studying the time period and its literature!

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Even in the late Victorian times driving in London was a nightmare. This shows traffic in Prince Street.

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime.[1] A collection of her last poems was published by her husband, Robert Browning, shortly after her death.

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Community Post: 55 Steampunk Reads For The Holiday

What is Steampunk? http://www.gdfalksen.com/post/20357409792/steampunk lσvє ♥ #bluedivagal, bluedivadesigns.wordpress.com

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Victorian Photo Booth Props, Photobooth Props, Old Timey Portrait, Romantic Novel, Victorian Era, Top Hat, Ringlets, Jane Austen Party

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Pea souper that killed 12,000: So black you couldn't see the screen in cinemas. So suffocatingly lethal they ran out of coffins. How the Great Smog choked London 60 years ago this week

The Great Smog of London of 1952: A police officer using flames at Marble Arch to direct the traffic in London smog in 1952

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