The Amateur Casual

@Amateur_Casual

Blogging on All Things Victorian From Telegrams to Toilets, Gas to Ghosts, at 'The Victorianist' Also on Tumblr: http://amateurcasualvictorianist.tumblr.com/

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Picture accompanying 'The Phantom Steed' - a Christmas Ghost Story from Punch: http://bit.ly/ryUlAL

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'An Ice Amusement' picture, accompanying a festive poem from the 1890 Christmas Punch: http://bit.ly/ugYbEe

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Brunel featured in 'The Victorianist' poll of people's top five Victorians: http://bit.ly/t4ucRI

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Benjamin Disraeli featured in 'The Victorianist' poll of people's top five Victorians: http://bit.ly/t4ucRI

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Mary Seacole featured in 'The Victorianist' poll of people's top five Victorians: http://bit.ly/t4ucRI

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Nikola Tesla featured in 'The Victorianist' poll of people's top five Victorians: http://bit.ly/t4ucRI

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Gladstone featured in 'The Victorianist' poll of people's top five Victorians: http://bit.ly/t4ucRI

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Charles Booth featured in 'The Victorianist' poll of people's top five Victorians: http://bit.ly/t4ucRI

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Toulouse Lautrec featured in 'The Victorianist' poll of people's top five Victorians: http://bit.ly/t4ucRI

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Playing the piano was a popular past-time for ladies in the nineteenth century.

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Christmas advert for Brinsmead Piano's

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An Advert for Brinsmead Pianos, who featured in todays blog post at 'The Victorianist' http://bit.ly/t3ruNZ

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In the days of female modesty, Doctors would have been forbidden to see a female patients 'private area'...

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Annie McCall, whose hospital of midwifery provided care for women who may otherwise have committed suicide.

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'Saturday Night at the Pawnbrokers' Also taken from CA Cuthbert Keeson's 1902 article. See http://bit.ly/pz9Lyb for more

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'Arrested While Pawning' Taken from the C.A Cuthbert Keeson article 'Pawnbroking London' 1902.

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Two Victorian boys not enjoying their time at the seaside much.

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The cliff-hoist in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, was built in 1870 to allow access from the clifftop to the beach and pier.

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Henry Pease, the founder of Victorian seaside town, Saltburn-by-the-Sea.

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The kinetoscope, the item that began R.W Paul's film career after he was asked to bootleg Edison's original.

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