Victorian Times Quarterly #15

Victorian Times Quarterly #15

by Moira Allen


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Every issue of Victorian Times Quarterly is a treasure-trove of hand-picked, original Victoriana from British and American magazines of the 1800's. You'll find a wealth of ideas on decorating your home or table in the Victorian style, plus delicious recipes (perfect for hosting your own authentic Victorian tea!) and inspiring craft projects and patterns. Plus, enjoy whimsical stories and poetry, beautiful illustrations, pictorial features and rib-tickling cartoons. Taking you from the royal palace to the humble country cottage, every issue brings you a unique, first-hand look at Victorian life. Victorian Times Quarterly is your ticket to explore -- and enjoy -- the beautiful, elegant, and ever-changing Victorian world.

In this issue: Victorian Cats • The Ragpickers of Paris • Life in Old Virginia • The Life of a British Soldier in Peacetime • Detective Day at Holloway Prison • The Etiquette of Introductions • Aunt Mehitabel's Winter in Washington • Moorland Idylls • Things Made by Children • Parlor Games • How to Set the Table • Japanese New Year • Animal Beggars • John Muir's Glacier Adventure • Parrot Tales • A Lady's Day in India • American Candy • How to Put Things Well • Animal Humour • English As She Is Taught • Locks, Safes and Thieves • Simple Filigree Techniques • E. Nesbit's "The Nobleness of Oswald" ... plus more fiction, household hints, recipes, picture features and poetry!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781985697355
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Author, book-lover, cat-lover, world traveler, and collector of Victorian magazines and ephemera, Moira Allen knows how to spin a phrase to make her life sound a lot more exciting than it is! While all of the above are true, she actually spends most of her day hunched over a computer keyboard - or a scanner. Allen has loved old magazines since childhood, when she discovered her family's stash of vintage Life Magazines and Saturday Evening Posts in a closet. She was probably the only kid in high school to actually have a collection of Victorian fonts and page decorations - a special treat from when her commercial artist dad would let her tag along on a visit to the art supply store. In England, Allen made the thrilling discovery that one could acquire magazines that were much, much older than that vintage box of Lifes - and the rest, as they say, is history. Literally. Allen now curates a collection of thousands of articles from Victorian periodicals on her website, and produces the monthly Victoriana magazine "Victorian Times." She is a professional writer, with several published books (yep, right here on Amazon). She has lived in England and Germany, and says even her cat has frequent flyer miles (or should). She currently lives in Maryland with her husband and that same well-traveled cat.

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