Victorian life

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Victorian life. Discover top ideas and inspiration to bring the elegance and charm of this era into your modern lifestyle.
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The economic transformations of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century brought about further changes in men's and women's roles. Work was less likely to be done in the home, as fewer and fewer Americans lived on farms, and men left the home to work in offices and factories. Men assumed sole responsibility for the financial support of the family, becoming the breadwinners, a term coined in the early 19th century. Married women were not supposed to work for wages, and were considered…

Janet Nitsick

Unidentified woman breastfeeding a baby, ca. 1860. Schlesinger Library / Flickr You know the daguerrotypes. Stiff scenes of Victorian families in too much clothing, expressing about as much enthusiasm for one another as one would have for a lamppost. That's why we did a double – no, triple – take

Melody Hollowell