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Victorian comfort

John Edwards Gloag

Victorian comfort

a social history of design from 1830-1900.

by John Edwards Gloag

  • 218 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Black in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 252p., il, bib.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18079858M

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The status of women in the Victorian era was often seen as an illustration of the striking discrepancy between the United Kingdom's national power and wealth and what many, then and now, consider its appalling social conditions. During the era symbolized by the reign of British monarch Queen Victoria, women did not have the right to vote, sue, or own ed by: Edwardian era. A Portrait of Domestic Life in Victorian England. Author: Judith Flanders; Publisher: W. W. Norton ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Takes readers through daily life in a Victorian house on a room-by-room basis, providing detailed descriptions of each area's furnishings and decorations while recounting events that may have .

Plotz, Judith A. "A Victorian Comfort Book: Juliana Ewing's 'The Story of a Short Life.'" Romanticism and Children's Literature in Nineteenth-Century England. Ed. James Holt McGavran, Jr. Athens and London: Univ. of Georgia Press,   Preface. One of the most famous books of the Victorian age is The Book of Household a History of the Origin, Properties, and Uses of all things connected with Home Life and Comfort.


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The same one in which The Book Thief is a comfort read. I mean, to each their own but I don't get how it is like literary bread pudding. Loved the book but I cried for about the last 50 pages, which isn't so comforting to me. The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders.

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New York, Macmillan [] (OCoLC)ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi,[17] pages of plates: illustrations, facsimiles ; 26 cm: Contents: The philosophy of comfort --The Victorian scene --Home --Comfort and elegance --The cosy hearth --Comfort in travel: The road --Comfort in travel: The railway --Comfort and pleasure --Comfort and conscience --Memorials and .