About Mimi's Blog

Mimi Matthews’ nineteenth century history blog is a WordPress Editor’s Pick and has been featured on WordPress Discover. Here you will find cited articles on everything from Byronic Heroes and the British Court of Chancery to Regency Riding Habits and Victorian Crinolines. Have a look around. If nothing takes your fancy, please stop by again sometime. New articles are generally posted 1-2 times per month.

A Selection of the Most Popular Articles

 Cat Funerals in the Victorian Era

The Beauty Rituals of 19th Century Empress Elisabeth of Austria

Penny Dreadfuls, Juvenile Crime, and Late-Victorian Moral Panic

Victorian Fat Shaming: Harsh Words on Weight from the 19th Century

Death at the Needle: The Tragedy of Victorian Seamstress Mary Walkley

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