Victorian children in poor homes played with homemade toys, such as dolls, marbles that had been used to seal drinking bottles and balls made from rags stuffed with filler. Wealthi...
An accurate glimpse into the lives of the Children of the Victorian age. Victorian
Children's clothing, diet, home life and welfare are all covered and a lot more.
The Victorian Child, c.1837-1901. Marah Gubar, University of Pittsburgh. See
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In the 1830s children could wave at puffing steam trains on the railways. By the
1860s, they rode bicycles, watched airships, ate tinned food, and talked excitedly
Victorian children lived very different lives to children today. Poor children often
had to work to earn money for their family. As a result, many could not go to ...
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Children were often forced to work almost as soon as they could walk. This was
not something new to the Victorian period as children had always been been ...
Aug 13, 2007 ... Hear, O God. Alas, for man's sin! . . . for in Thy sight none is pure from sin, not
even the infant whose life is but a day upon the earth. . . . What ...
Dec 11, 2014 ... The lost and found columns in Victorian newspapers offer rewards for the ... away
amongst these are pitiful announcements about lost children.
In children's literature, this idealised version of childhood became and ... in some
of the best-known Victorian fantasies for child characters to die in this world in ...