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Victorian Era Interior Design


  • Interior decoration and interior design of the Victorian era are noted for orderliness and ornamentation.
  • The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era and gothic period.
  • Step back in time and learn about how society and industry merged to create opulent and romantic trends in interior design.
  • Hints on Household Taste: The Classic Handbook of Victorian Interior Decoration (Dover Architecture) Originally published in 1868, this is the decorating Bible for the post-civil war Victorian era.
  • At the start of the Victorian era, floral wallpaper was used throughout the home.
  • After Victorian, bohemian is the second most popular interior design style among Americans.
  • Interior design that pulls from more than one style must strive towards a cohesiveness and balance even when incorporating multifarious aesthetics and this can be done in many ways, like for example through color, motif, materials, textures and shapes.
  • Illustrated with color photos and illustrations on every page, the book surveys design traditions and movements of the last 160 years, looking at how technological achievements spurred design innovations in architecture, photography, and interior, industrial, and graphic design during four periods: the Victorian period, art nouveau, and early modern and late modern design.
  • Funnily enough, my husband and I, who are slowly renovating an old cottage in the forest, just said to each other we think the style is emerging as "Rustic Victorian." (If a Victorian era couple had a cabin in the woods, what would it look like?)
  • Electricity was introduced into homes during the late Victorian era, and like everything else, it took on an elaborate style.
















Victorian Era Jane Eyre


  • Intro: Social Classes Thesis: The changing society of the 19th century reflects the differences between the hierarchy in England and the social classes presented in Jane Eyre during the Victorian Era, through social unrest, unequal distribution of wealth, and status based relationships.
  • Although there is no time period stated in the book itself, it is thought that the period from Jane Eyre's childhood to adulthood would have taken place during the Late-Georgian and Victorian periods of British history.
  • The school was based on the experiences of Charlotte Bronte and her sisters at a school called Cowan Bridge, a Victorian era charity school.
  • Jane in many ways defined the Victorian "New Women" but when the novel was written Jane was not considered to be a normal female character, especially for the main character Jane Eyre was modeled after Charlotte Bronte, the author of the novel.
  • Relation to Jane Eyre Lowood constantly reminded their students of their low social status through harsh treatment Education became a barrier because of class and gender Jane is able to widen her education in her relationships with Ms. Temple, Mr. Rochester and the Rivers family "In the calm with which you learnt you had become suddenly rich, I read a mind clear of the vice of Demas:--lucre had no undue power over you
  • In the Victorian era, as women were considered to be the inferior sex, the idea of a woman being a published author let alone the writer of such a controversial novel, would have been considered a social outrage.
  • Bronte, when she pitched Jane Eyre as a novel, knew that she would never get it published if she used her own female name.
  • The conditions of women during the Victorian Era in England.
  • Whilst the Victorian era saw Britain becoming the epitome of power and wealth, the status of women was a perfect example of the discrepancy between this and the appalling social conditions.
  • Introducing jane eyre: an unlikely victorian heroine tools when charlotte bront" set out to write the novel jane eyre during an era when etiquette guides.
  • 'jane eyre' is an authentic captivation of the victorian era and the social standings of its time the novel has an undeniable appreciation for the role of women and recognises the importance of a woman's quest to find her true identity.














































































































































Victorian Era Oliver Twist


  • Purity in a Corrupt City Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Lulu Arifina (12/328958/SA/16277) Fifi Rania Maulida (12/334895/SA/16495) During the Victorian Era, great economic, social, and political changes occurred in Britain.
  • Major Events in The Victorian Era 3. poor conditions for the working class: it made a lot of people (especially artists, like writers) felt obligated to speak out against what they believed to be societal injustices. (7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870) Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic.
  • One of the reasons his work has been so popular is because his novels reflect the issues of the Victorian era, such as the great indifference of many Victorians to the plight of the poor.
  • Charles Dickens used the story of Oliver Twist to draw attention to many social ills that were rife in Victorian London.
  • His treatment as an orphan, his being recruited as a criminal, and his life on the streets shows how hard life can be and how, for many people in the Victorian era, there was no justice, blind or otherwise.
  • Oliver Twist Essay Introduction: The life in the Victorian age was harsh and extremely difficult for the poor.
  • Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era.
  • In Dickens novel, Oliver Twist, he shows how bad the life of the poor was, children in particular.In Oliver Twist, Oliver was born in a workhouse, this happened right at the start of the book, and Dickens shows right away how since Oliver started out life in a workhouse he was set in life as a poor person: "It would have been hard for the haughtiest stranger to have assigned to him his proper station in society.
  • One of the reasons his work has been so popular is because his novels reflect the issues of the Victorian era, such as the great disregard of many Victorians to the situation.


































































































































































































































Victorian Era 19th Century


  • Although initially developed in the early years of the 19th century, gas lighting became widespread during the Victorian era in industry, homes, public buildings and the streets.
  • The middle of the 19th century saw The Great Exhibition of 1851, the first World's Fair, which showcased the greatest innovations of the century.
  • Brunel's genius helped develop the infrastructure that kept the fires of the industrial revolution burning through the early part of the 19th Century laying railways, building road and rail bridges and the first all iron steamship S.S. Great Britain.
  • There was no catastrophic epidemic or famine in England or Scotland in the 19th century - it was the first century in which a major epidemic did not occur throughout the whole country, and deaths per 1000 of population per year in England and Wales fell from 21.9 from 1848-54 to 17 in 1901 (cf, for instance, 5.4 in 1971).
  • When most people think of the Victorian era, high fashion, gilded age, rich with elegance, splendor, and romance, come to mind - but it was so much more than that.
  • Although I would like to be able to say that my love for all things 19th century springs from my devotion to high cultural forms and greatness of thought, I can’t: One of the main features of the era that keeps me hooked is simply the fact that people back then were fantastically, fascinatingly, startlingly weird.
  • It’s tempting to look back on the Victorian Era as a remote, alien period of time governed by incomprehensibly sexist, racist, and classist codes of behavior.









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