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1810 edition of Little Red Riding Hood

How about a free, e-book version of a 19th century chapbook edition of Little Red Riding Hood, with color illustrations, that you can read to your kids, grandkids, or just enjoy by yourself? The British Library makes this possible by providing this e-book in a page turning version that can be read online. Images of individual page spreads can be downloaded one at a time. The Little Red Riding Hood...
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...
The Victorian Web

Based at Nagoya University in Japan, The Victorian Web presents a wide range of materials on the times and mores of this historical era. The materials are arranged into over one dozen sections, including "Technology", "Religion", and "Authors". Clicking on each of these areas will reveal a set of additional links that contain thematic essays and visual materials that address each theme. Visitors...