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The Dangers of the Victorian Pleasure Garden

At Cremorne Gardens, gruesome injuries and even fatalities occurred with some regularity—in full view of the Victorian public....

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The Learned Dog, Lily: A Whist-Playing Victorian Canine

In 1857, a little English spaniel billed as “The Learned Dog, Lily" was touted as one of the greatest attractions at Cremorne Gardens....

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The Dog on the Train: A Victorian Fox Terrier at King's Cross Station

In 1879, a small fox terrier was known to regularly ride the train home alone after dropping his owner off at college in London....

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The Dogs’ Toilet Club: Bond Street Luxury for Victorian Canines

The Dogs’ Toilet Club offered many services for pampered Victorian pets, including grooming, pet sitting, veterinary care, and dentistry. ...

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The Last Ravens in 19th Century London

According to nineteenth century ornithologist William Henry Hudson, the last pair of wild ravens in London resided in a large elm tree in Hyde Park....

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Mimi’s books are also available at Penguin Random House, IndieBound and Powell’s, and at Amazon in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

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