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This book describes a Victorian house in detail, looking at the various design features, furnishings and objects that would have been found - helping to explain what the life for those living there was like. Containing a wealth of contemporary photographs, colour artefacts and artwork.



Complete with glossary, further reading and index.

A Victorian house - Richard Wood

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Title
A Victorian house
Author
Richard Wood
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Wayland
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20021017

This book describes a Victorian house in detail, looking at the various design features, furnishings and objects that would have been found - helping to explain what the life for those living there was like. Containing a wealth of contemporary photographs, colour artefacts and artwork.



Complete with glossary, further reading and index.

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Richard Wood is a Cambridge history graduate and a former secondary school English and History teacher. He is an Education Officer with the Norfolk Museums Services at the Castle Museum, Norwich. He lives with his wife Sara who is a trained journalist and who now writes freelance.

A valuable source of information on the topics concerned.
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The glory of the series is the way it plunges children into the thick of history and beguiles them with the strangeness of another time.'
Books for Keeps

With simple text accompanied by clear photographs and illustrations, young readers can get a taste of just what it must have been like to live in Victorian times.
Infant Projects: Victorians

The idea of the 'Look Inside' series is elegant... The format is generous with contemporary prints and photographs, and eyewitness quotations (many of them footnoted, something unique in a book for this age group)... And where there is rich evidence, the past emerges in all its complexity.
Books for Keeps

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Dwellings - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature.|Architecture, Victorian - Juvenile literature.|Architecture, Domestic - Juvenile literature.|Home economics - Great Britain - History - 19th century.|Interior decoration - Juvenile literature.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
32

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