Victorian era

Fleet Street, 1894. Horses had not yet been replaced by cars.

London, England: Fleet Street, Horses had not yet been replaced by cars. Even then they drove forward on the left side of the street.

Victorian Mens' fashion    www.victoriana.com/victorianmen/victorianmen.html

Suits change for a rich man- while not as elaborate as ornate as the female counter parts men at Rochester's party certainly would have brought a sizable trunk of clothes.

1870 Victorian Tear bottle. Those mourning the loss of loved ones would collect their tears in bottles. When the tears had evaporated, the mourning period would end.

1870 Victorian Tear bottle - Those mourning their loss would collect their tears in bottles. When the tears evaporated, the mourning period would end.

Secret steps and lost lanes of Whitby brought to life (From Gazette & Herald) - Arguments Yard in Whitby in the 19th Century

c 1890 Arguments Yard Whitby North Yorkshire by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. There are more yards to be seen in the book "Whitby yards through time" by Alan Whitworth.

Young, Black and Victorian: Wonderful photographs of Victorian women of color (via dangerousminds)

blackhistoryalbum: “ THE BLACK VICTORIANS Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University (circa ”

Victorian Era Aquarium - though it looks like it belongs in Dumbledore's office.

Victorian Era Aquarium

Edouard Lièvre et Ferdinand Barbedienne aquarium japonisant, Paris, circa 1875 and today this is Steampunk.

Victorian Era Black & Burgundy Hat w/ train

This steampunk hat is amazing. I love the black mesh train at the back and feathers sprouting from the burgundy sash.

I love these scissors, even a mundane practical thing like scissors were works of art in the Victorian Era

Victorian Era scissors - who says our tailors have to use boring old silver metal scissors

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