Ladies at tea ca. 1880s

ʂŧɘąɱ ~ Steampunk & Victoriana ~ Photograph of ladies at tea, from the collection of the Chemung County Historical Society Can we please talk about the “picture” of the boy in the background? And the weird set-up to hide his body?

Poor women making baskets in the workhouse - Victorian. Inmates would be given menial tasks as part of the Victorian ideal of salvation through work #victorianpoor #yearsgoneby #socialhistory

Workhouse records go online and reveal British roots of millions worldwide (including Britney Spears)

Poor women making baskets in the workhouse - Victorian. Inmates would be given menial tasks as part of the Victorian ideal of salvation through work

Cutting a sunbeam, 1886. Photograph by Adam Diston.

Cutting a sunbeam 1886 - “Adam Diston was born in Edinburgh around He had a long career as a professional photographer in Fife, and won many medals at international photography exhibitions.

<b>This Victorian-era mourning tradition is fascinating.</b> Warning: Pictures of dead people ahead.

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

Smog of London hiding Big Ben - Taken by Linley Sambourne, 1905

Big Ben envolto em névoa, 1905 / Smog of London hiding Big Ben! - Taken by Linley Sambourne, 1905

SCHOOL DAYS OF THE 1800'S: School is back in session, and as I watch the big yellow school buses driving down the road with seats full of young students, my great-grandfather’s voice comes back to me. Remember those stories about walking five miles in a snowstorm to get to school? I wonder if those grim-faced kids on the passing school bus know how great they have it.  Read all about what school was like in the 1800's in my blog today!

SCHOOL DAYS OF THE School back those days were strict and boring. Everybody had to work hard to keep up with lessons. It was no place for kids, that had learning difficulties.those kids dropped out early.

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