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Edmonia Lewis, Victorian-Era Artist

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The fascinating story of a Victorian-era sculptor who defied odds and carved her own path.

Victorian Beauty and a Historic Home Tour

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Some fun tidbits about the Victorian beauty routine, plus and interview with Jacqueline at Oakland House!

A Deeper Lens

Black woman in Victorian England
A glimpse into the Black Chronicles II exhibit featuring over 200 photographs of black men and women in Victorian Britain.

Victorian-Inspired Reads

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A selection of favorite Victorian-inspired books filled with timeless stories and fascinating peeks into this bygone era.

Victorian Rose: The Story Behind Our 19th Century-Inspired Day Cream

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Join Anna for a behind-the-scenes peek at the story behind her Rose Petals Day Cream, inspired by Victorian-era cold cream recipes!

A Crackin' Good Time!

A Crackin' Good Time!
A glimpse into the fun tradition of Victorian crackers and how to make your own treat-filled party favors for New Year's.

A Tale Less Told

A Tale Less Told
Take a peek into the story of a Manet painting that stirred up scandal, and the artist who dared to tell a tale less told.

A Peek into a Victorian Castle

A Peek into a Victorian Castle
Take a peek into a Victorian castle as we explore the history of Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York.

The Victorian Kitchen: Interview with Bryce Romig

Bryce of The Victorian Kitchen on Instagram
Join me for an interview with the lovely and talented Bryce from The Victorian Kitchen on Instagram where he pairs flowers and food history to recreate Victorian-era baking recipes!

Drink and Be Merry!

victorian cocktail recipe
Try these Victorian cocktail recipes for your next party...or your next "Downton Abbey" binge night!

A Professional Beauty: Lillie Langtry & Victorian Celebrity

Lillie Langtry Victorian "Professional Beauty"

The inspiring story of Lillie Langtry, "The Jersey Lily", a bold woman who broke the mold to create her own rise to fame in Victorian society. 

The Language of Flowers

Lavender bouquet on lace linens
Take a glimpse into the tradition of the Victorian tussy-mussy, or nosegay, and learn about the intriguing language of flowers...plus, enjoy a free printable note-card to gift someone special with a lavender tussy-mussy!