Mimi MatthewsMimi Matthews

19th century


The Spinster’s Numeration Table: A Guide for Nineteenth Century Men

An 1837 table that lists out the various ages of unmarried women and corresponds them to certain characteristics...

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Victorian Handcuff Bracelets for Engagement and Marriage

Fashionable Victorian bracelets made to look—and sometimes function—like handcuffs....

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Fashionable Frocks of 1860

During 1860, ladies’ skirts reached their maximum size of the century, hemlines sometimes reaching as much as 10-15 feet in circumference....

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The Tottenham Station Railway Disaster of 1860

In 1860, a passenger train heading for Tottenham station in London derailed, running up onto the platform and causing great injury,...

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The Etiquette of the Victorian Golf Course: Twelve Tips for a Co-Ed Game

By the end of the 19th century, it was becoming more common for men and women—especially husbands and wives—to golf together. ...

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A Passion for Auburn Hair: Victorian Views On Reddish-Brown Tresses

By the Victorian era, the passion for auburn hair had reached a fever pitch. ...

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