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The Victorian Era

Life around the globe during the reign of Queen Victoria.

''Hidden Mother'' Photography

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/hidden-mother-photography 10th Oct 2021 - ''Hidden'' Mother Pictures were a popular form of Victorian Era Photograph in the 1880s and early 1890s. Children Photographs were valuable Family mem …

Whitewashers

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/whitewashers 7th Oct 2021 - ''Whitewashers'' was a ''Commoner'' (Low Labor) task which was supposed to help maintain a level of ''Public Cleanliness'' in many of The City of Lond …

''The Book of Murder''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-book-of-murder 27th Sep 2021 - ''The Book of Murder'' was a pamphlet-book, first published in the 1830s in England – which was seen as an Anti-Government/Anarchist attempt to …

The Oxford Movement

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-oxford-movement 10th Aug 2021 - The ''Oxford Movement'' was a religious movement which began in England in the 1830s. The Movement was related to the popular belief by some Anglican …

''Pax Britannica''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/pax-britannica 31st Jul 2021 - While the term ''Pax Britannica'' originated some 15 odd years before the Reign of Queen Victoria, - it came to full realization under Her Monarchy. T …

Crossing Sweepers

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/crossing-sweepers 31st Jul 2021 -   Perhaps as early as 1850, The Victorian Occupation of ''Cross Sweeper'' was quite a regular form of ''unofficial'' Vocation. The City of London …

Lyceum Theater

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/lyceum-theater 31st Jul 2021 - The Lyceum Theater, located in Westminster, England (and near the very Center of The City of London) was built in 1765. It has served as the very hear …

The ''Great Game''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-great-game 31st Jul 2021 - The term ''The Great Game'' was a Victorian Era political description for the on-going tensions between Great Britain and The Empire of Russia. Coin i …

''Doss House''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/doss-house 31st Jul 2021 - The term ''Doss House'' can be traced to the 1860s of The City of London, England – and would become even more well known in the 1880s. Identifi …

English Baby Farming

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/english-baby-farming 31st Jul 2021 - The term ''Baby Farming'' is related to the quasi legal practice of adoption of infant children in Victorian England of the 1870s and 1880. While init …

The Broad Street Cholera Outbreak of 1854

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-broad-street-cholera-outbreak-of-1854 31st Jul 2021 - Cholera......a disease once known as an Urban Killer throughout The World, experienced a Global Outbreak for a 14 year period, between 1846 and 1860. …

Pit Brow Woman

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/pit-brow-woman 31st Jul 2021 - A ''Pit Brow' Woman was a Class of Female Worker common in Victorian England. Since first recorded as an Occupation in 1641, such Women were normally …