It's time to face facts: People are disgusting. It's not that you're a lazy or unhygienic person, it's just that the human bo...
Shopping is one of the earliest concepts in the world, as old as civilization itself when people traded for what they needed.
Most of us today have a story about a horrible job we held as a kid, but as bad as we thought it might have been odd are it w
Take a glimpse of what everyday life is like in these houses between the late 1800s and early 1900s.
A view of an 1890's Vi
These glass plate negatives,taken from Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, show everyday life of Victorian nuns in the 1890
The women in Victorian era generally wear unique gowns, so colorization is the best way for us to visualize a part of their t
A lot of Victorian era photos we've seen are always serious, so we have this prejudiced notion that people in the 1800s simpl
An era that lasted from June 1837 to January 1901, the Victorian age had a fashion that is composed of various trends which e
A number of Victorian photographers combined images from more than one negative to create illusions or novelty portraits. "He
In Paris 1876, 25-year-old Blanche Monnier was a typical socialite scrambling to find a suitor before it was too late. She f
In the late 1800s, people posing for their portraits were given the chance to decide what they would like to be doing in thei
Charles Merriles wrote a three-part article for Physical Culture Magazine entitled "The Average Woman" which ran from the Jul
Here's a small collection of vintage photos of school children in England before the 1900s.
School in Swaton, Lincolnshire, c
Originally the home of William Carson, one of Northern California’s first major lumber barons,the Carson Mansion is a large V
Johnsonville, Connecticut may be completely void of human inhabitants at present, but a few licks of paint and a good spring
Unlike the farthingales and panniers, the crinoline was worn by Victorian women of every social class.
In his etiquette manu
These vintage photos are tintypes and daguerreotypes taken between 1840s to 1860s. Of course they came in black and white but
1. Mourning Dress
For Victorians, dressing for mourning didn’t stop after the funeral. It was an elaborate process that could