Victorian era
The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901. It was a long period of peace, pro...
Pre-Raphaelites - Slideshow
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William Blake Paintings
Laissez moi mourir - Dark Sanctuary William Blake was a poet, illustrator, engraver, draughtsman, writer and painter whose efforts, due to their idiosyncrati...
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Chess Scene
The third chess scene from Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011).
What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
1/2 The Pre-Raphaelites (Ep1)
Episode 1/3 A look at the origins of the Brotherhood and some of the movement's key early works
Will This Massive Airship Be the Next Way We Travel?
Will your next flying trip be more like going on a luxurious cruise? Aeros, a modern day airship company, is in the midst of testing their gigantic new Aer
Airships
Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion
The Aluminum Airship of the Future Has Finally Flown
There was once a time when man looked to the skies and expected to see giant balloons rather than airplanes drifting above. The Hindenburg Disaster promptly put an end to those dreams. But nearly a ce...
Daum (studio)
Daum Auguste & Antonin (1853-1909 et 1864-1930), maîtres verriers français qui contribuèrent à asseoir le rôle du travail du verre dans le développement de l...
Pre-Raphaelites
In the mist of yesterday...
History of the British Empire - YouTube
Feb 5, 2010 ... Queen Victoria, the monarchy, and the British Empire are built on theft, bloodshed and murder. The link between Great Britain, Africa, slavery, ...
Victorianism
The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901. It was a long period of peace, pro...
Victorian architecture
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century. Victorian refers to the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901), called the Victorian era, during which ...
Victorian decorative arts
Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a grand excess of ornament. The Victorian era is know...
Victorian fashion
Victorian fashion comprises the various fashions and trends in British culture that emerged and developed in the United Kingdom and the British Empire throughout the Victorian era, roughly 1830s to 19...
Victorian morality
Victorian morality is a distillation of the moral views of people living at the time of Queen Victoria's reign (1837–1901) and of the moral climate of the United Kingdom of the 19th century in general...
Women in the Victorian era
The status of women in the Victorian era is 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 a...
1837 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1837 in the United Kingdom. This marks the beginning of the Victorian era.
1838 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1838 in the United Kingdom.
1839 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1839 in the United Kingdom.