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Victorian Etiquette III: Dinners

The London Journal, launched in 1845, was one of the most widely read publications of nineteenth-century Britain. Its weekly appearance ushered in the period when mass-market reading, in a modern sense, was born. Between April 12 and August 30 1845, the Journal carried seventeen articles under the heading “Etiquette for the Millions,” written by G.W.M […]

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Victorian Etiquette II: The Dinner Table

The London Journal, launched in 1845, was one of the most widely read publications of nineteenth-century Britain. Its weekly appearance ushered in the period when mass-market reading, in a modern sense, was born. Between April 12 and August 30 1845, the Journal carried seventeen articles under the heading “Etiquette for the Millions,” written by G.W.M […]

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Story Of London Victorian

Victorian Etiquette I: Introductory Remarks

The London Journal, launched in 1845, was one of the most widely read publications of nineteenth-century Britain. Its weekly appearance ushered in the period when mass-market reading, in a modern sense, was born. Between April 12 and August 30 1845, the Journal carried seventeen articles under the heading “Etiquette for the Millions,” written by G.W.M […]

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Cleaning the Victorian Home

In 1876, The School Board For London commissioned W B Tegetmeier to produce ” a scholars’ handbook on the general principles on which the processes of Cookery and the sanitary management of a home depend”. It was to be ” a book fit for use in schools, where the pupils should be instructed in the […]

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Lighting the Victorian Home

In 1876, The School Board For London commissioned W B Tegetmeier to produce ” a scholars’ handbook on the general principles on which the processes of Cookery and the sanitary management of a home depend”. It was to be ” a book fit for use in schools, where the pupils should be instructed in the […]

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Keeping warm and cooking in the Victorian Home

In 1876, The School Board For London commissioned W B Tegetmeier to produce ” a scholars’ handbook on the general principles on which the processes of Cookery and the sanitary management of a home depend”. It was to be ” a book fit for use in schools, where the pupils should be instructed in the […]

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Air and Ventilation in the Victorian Home

Air and Ventilation in the Victorian HomePosted on Oct 23, 2002 – 01:10 AM by Polina Coffey In 1876, The School Board For London commissioned W B Tegetmeier to produce ” a scholars’ handbook on the general principles on which the processes of Cookery and the sanitary management of a home depend”. It was to […]

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Household Water in Victorian London

Household Water in Victorian LondonPosted on Oct 10, 2002 – 10:31 PM by Polina Coffey In 1876, The School Board For London commissioned W B Tegetmeier to produce ” a scholars’ handbook on the general principles on which the processes of Cookery and the sanitary management of a home depend”. It was to be ” […]

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Victorian Street Doctors

Victorian Street DoctorsPosted on Sep 22, 2002 – 02:00 AM by Anthony Waldstock In 1877 Adolphe Smith and J Thomson followed Mayhew’s footsteps onto the streets of London with the intention of updating his material. Taking advantage of advances in technology they “sought to portray these harder phases of life, bringing to bear the precision of […]

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The Victorian Home: Conditions Necessary to Health

The Victorian Home: Conditions Necessary to HealthPosted on Sep 19, 2002 – 11:32 PM by Polina Coffey In 1876, The School Board For London commissioned W B Tegetmeier to produce ” a scholars’ handbook on the general principles on which the processes of Cookery and the sanitary management of a home depend”. It was to […]