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Victoriana Magazine

Victoriana Magazine
Victoriana Magazine captures the pleasures and traditions of an earlier period and transforms them to be relevant to today’s living - Fashion, Antiques, Home & Garden. Victorian style is found in fashions and weddings, décor and houses, holidays and parties, literature and music from the Victorian era. Victoriana showcases Victorian style home décor and furniture, Victorian clothing and accessories, Victorian weddings and Christmas. Victoriana divides the 19th century into categories such as Victorian Weddings, Victorian Clothing, Victorian décor, Victorian Architecture, Victorian Houses, plus more; everything needed for Victorian era lifestyle, decorating and restoration.

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Old House Restoration Stories & Blogs Have you ever wondered what it's like to restore an old house? Welcome to our archive of old house blogs and restoration stories. Do you maintain an old house blog? Submit it to OldHouses.com. Listings are free (unless you also want to sell it). ULLABENULLA Almost 30 years ago after graduating from UC Davis with a degree in Textile Design, I had it in my head that I needed an MFA too. During a grueling interview at a prestigious art school (the name isn't important here) I was told "You cannot draw" by one of my interviewers. I can still remember his face and condescending tone of voice. I was so stunned and hurt.

Victorians The Victorian period in Britain was one of huge industrial and technological change, shocking divisions between rich and poor, sensational crimes, spectacular entertainments for the masses, and grand attempts to combat squalor and disease. Discover Victorian life through the posters, pamphlets, diaries, newspapers, political reports and illustrations that the 19th century left behind... Written by Liza Picard The Working Classes and The Poor Street sellers, omnibus drivers, mudlarks, the workhouse and prostitution, the poor were forced to survive in any way that they could... The Middle Class

Airgas - Blasting Ice Airgas Blasting Ice What is Dry Ice Cleaning? Cleaning with Dry Ice is Clean and Safe. Dry ice cleaning (also known as dry ice blasting, dry ice blast cleaning, and dry ice dusting) is similar to sand blasting, plastic bead blasting, or soda blasting where a medium is accelerated in a pressurized air stream to impact a surface to be cleaned or prepared. History in Focus: The Victorian Era (Introduction) Introduction This first issue of History in Focus looks at Victorian history and the resources available to study it. To find issues on other topics, go to our home page. Ancient Greek Jewelry Different types of jewelry were produced in the Hellenistic period of Ancient Greece-Necklaces, earrings, pendants, pins, bracelets, armbands, thigh bands, finger rings, wreaths, diadems, and other elaborate hair ornaments. Bracelets were often worn in pairs or in matched sets. Pieces were usually inlaid with pearls and dazzling gems or semiprecious stones-emeralds, garnets, carnelians, banded agates, sardonyx, chalcedony, and rock crystal. Artists also incorporated colorful enamel inlays that dramatically contrasted with their intricate gold settings. Elaborate subsidiary ornamentation drew plant and animal motifs, or the relation between adornment and the goddess, Aphrodite, and her son, Eros.

Brick Re-pointing Workshop - Silver City Tourism & Grant County NM Tourism When: July 19, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Brick Re-pointing Workshop with Pat Taylor, Pre-Registration Required Pat Taylor of Pat Taylor Inc. of Mesilla, New Mexico has been working in historic preservation since 1980. He has been a Historic Preservation Consultant since 1993 and has taught preservation workshops throughout the United States, Mexico and South America.

C19: The Nineteenth Century Index C19: The Nineteenth Century Index is a growing all-inclusive bibliographic spine for 19th-century research. C19 is a one-stop finding tool covering multiple content types, providing records for millions of documents ranging from books and newspapers to government documents and periodicals at the article level. C19 consists of over 22.8 million records from the following sources: Books: Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC): 1.3 million records, including a new fourth series of 25,000 records relating to British Library acquisitions made or catalogued since the original NSTC was compiled. Tax Credits - State and Federal Financial Incentives State Income Tax Credit Program The State Income Tax Credit for Registered Cultural Properties program was established in 1984 to encourage the restoration, rehabilitation and preservation of cultural properties. Since then, more than 800 projects have been approved for New Mexico homes, hotels, resturants, businesses and theaters that benefited from one of the few financial incentives available to owners of historic properties. The program has nearly a 7:1 community investment ratio for every dollar provided through a credit. In a recent five-year period, the statewide program saw approved rehabilitation construction projects totaling $7.4 million, spurred by the catalyst 0f $1.4 million in taxpaer-eligiblecredits. More than 800 homes and businesses in New Mexico have been restored or rehabilitated using state and federal preservation tax credits.

Sex & Sexuality in the 19th century Wilhelm von Gloeden, 'Two Seated Sicilian Youths', about 1900. Museum no. 2815-1952. © Victoria & Albert Museum, London Male anxieties in relation to both physical and mental health in the Victorian era often seem to have concentrated on the supposedly baleful effects of masturbation, which was alleged to cause a wide range of physical and mental disorders, and on venereal diseases, especially syphilis. This brings us neatly into the subject of Victorian sexuality, which has been a continuing topic of debate and fascination. According to their own testimonies, many people born in the Victorian age were both factually uninformed and emotionally frigid about sexual matters. Lately, evidence has shown that Victorian sex was not polarised between female distaste ('Lie back and think of England', as one mother is famously said to have counselled her anxious, newly married daughter) and extra-marital male indulgence.

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