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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R.W Paul's 'Theatrograph' - a projector that showed his films and brought him great success.

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A still scene from R.W Paul's 1901 film 'The Haunted Curiosity Shop'

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Muybridge's filmstrip of ''Child Bringing Bouquet to a Woman' which was shown on Edison's Kinetoscope.

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Victorian film pioneer R.W Paul, who contributed so much to the British film industry in such a short space of time.

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Birt Acres, a Victorian photography expert who shared his knowledge with R.W Paul to create England's first camera

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'Tapping Petroleum Wells' from Illustrated London News, May 9th 1896

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Don't forget to take your own cups and glasses on your commutes...

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Cover of Harpers Bazar, 1885

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This charming looking lady may seem comely enough, but what of the plight of the bird who supplied her feather?

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Hat c. 1909 - 1912

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Chapter Illustration for 'Taxidermy' by Urbino & Day, 1884

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Late Victorian feather fans.

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Carte de Visite, 1865.

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1820 Fashion plate from La Belle Assemblee showing Court dress and ostrich plumes of Lady Worsley Holmes.

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A cartoon from Punch, 1892, 'A Bird of Prey'

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A fashion plate, c 1898 - 1900.

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'Feather'd Fair in a Fright' Another fantastic picture accompanying Jayne's guest post at 'The Victorianist'

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Mudie's Lending Library, featured picture for 'The Victorianist's' guest blog by Doug Brown http://bit.ly/o0inpd

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Gladstone, who appeared on my blog today thanks to his stern, Victorian looks which complimented my post.

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A familiar face in todays Daily Mail