Daily Life in A Victorian House

Daily Life in A Victorian House

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Daily Life in a Victorian House A child's "Upstairs, Downstairs," this thrilling journey back in time into the heart of a Victorian home uses a unique visual approach, with photographs of real objects from the past in close-up color to bring the period fully alive. Discover how a wealthy family and their servants really lived: how they dressed, what they ate, how they entertained. Daily Life in a Victorian House chronicles a day in the life of the Smith family, from the moment when the housemaid struggles wearily out of bed to light the fires, to the moment when the last candle is snuffed out and the house is once more at rest. Daily Life in a Victorian House looks in close detail at a typical upper-middle-class household and its social and historical background, combining original artifacts, clothes, and interiors with informative text to present an intimate portrait of a Victorian home.
Publisher: Washington : Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation ; [New York : John Wiley and Sons], c1993
ISBN: 9780471143772
0471143774
Branch Call Number: J 941.081 Wil 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 48 p. :,ill. (some col.), map

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