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Crystal Palace

The Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia has recently released Models of the Crystal Palace, an extension of the "Monuments and Dust: The Culture of Victorian London" research project (last mentioned in the December 4, 1998 Scout Report). This amazing site contains luminous photos of the shape and design of the Crystal Palace and provides source...
The British Library: Victorians

What was life in Victorian England like? The British Library shares posters, pamphlets, diaries, political reports, and illustrations that tell about this seven-decade stretch of the 19th century. This illustrative tour through a fascinating stretch of British history is told via a wonderful set of essays by Liza Picard that explore topics like "The Working Classes and the Poor" and "The Rise of...