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A Halloween Tea Party for Unmarried Victorian Ladies

In the Victorian era, Halloween parties were rife with games designed to help young ladies see into their marital futures....

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The Victorian Case of the Turnip-Wielding Trick-Or-Treater

Disgruntled Victorian era trick-or-treaters retaliate with violence--and turnips....

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Shades of Victorian Fashion: Butter, Lemon, Gold, and Yellow

Yellow was suitable for morning dresses, day dresses, evening gowns, and seaside wear....

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Shades of Victorian Fashion: Orange, Pumpkin, and Peach

Unlike popular autumnal shades, such as golds, browns, and burnished reds, the Victorians generally regarded the color orange with disfavor....

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A Victorian Halloween Party

Despite their reputation for straight-laced sobriety, the Victorians celebrated Halloween with great enthusiasm—and often with outright abandon....

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Jane Eyre and the Legendary Gytrash

According to Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel, Jane Eyre, a Gytrash is a goblin or spirit which takes the form of a horse, mule, or large dog....

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