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Victorian Times Quarterly #7
January-March 2016
Back Issues/Upcoming Issues: Victorian Times

Victorian Times Quarterly
Victorian Times Quarterly #7 brings you the complete contents of Victorian Times for January, February and March 2016 in a beautiful print edition.

America
  • Life in an American Boarding House (CFM, 1886)
    "The boarding house as a home is rarely a matter of choice, but it is the best [a married couple] can do to meet the difficulty of living in a country where the conditions of social life are less easy than elsewhere."

    Animals
  • The Blessing of the Animals (The Strand, 1900)
    A lovely ceremony in the Mexican town of Cuernavaca, where on St. Anthony's day the church blesses everything from burros to bunnies.
  • A Lost Reputation (The Strand, 1898)
    How a dog of "savage and formidable character" was unmasked!
  • Mr. Smith: A Dog (CFM, 1886)
    First in a series of tales of the adventures of Mr. Smith, a charming fellow generously described as a "dachshund."
  • More About Mr. Smith (CFM, 1886)
    Second in a series of tales of the adventures of Mr. Smith, a charming fellow generously described as a "dachshund."
  • Mr. Smith and His Friends (CFM, 1890)
    Third in a series of tales of the adventures of Mr. Smith, a charming fellow generously described as a "dachshund." (His best friends are the horses.)

    Cooking
  • American Dinners: How They Are Prepared (CFM, 1881)
    From "punkin" pie to the ever-present salver of celery, a British author looks at the American dinner table.
  • Butter and Cream (CFM, 1878)
    A pair of articles that look at how these essential dairy products are made, not just in Victorian Britain but worldwide, and how to choose the best.
  • Cheap Dinners (Demorest, 1886)
    Recipes for the budget-minded.
  • Model Menu for the Month (GOP, 1893)
    What to offer for each month's dinner party.
  • The New Year (Ingalls' Home Magazine, 1888)
    Recipes for New Years' festivities, with some interesting notes on New Year's customs and folklore.

    Crafts
  • Art Needlework (Monthly) (GOP, 1888)
    Beautiful embroidery patterns that work just as well today as they did more than 100 years ago.
  • Flowers Out of Paper (CFM, 1878)
    How to make lovely Victorian paper flowers.

    Etiquette
  • Etiquette of Courtship and Matrimony (Collier’s Cyclopedia of Commercial & Social Information, 1882)
    From the "first steps of courtship" to "the wedding breakfast," this covers absolutely everything the proper Victorian couple needs to know about courtship, engagement and the marriage ceremony.

    Fashion & Costume
  • How to Dress Your Children (CFM, 1889)
    From Jersey suits to sailor's outfits, an overview of "recommended" fashions for children.

    Holidays & Seasonal
  • Country Lore (Monthly) (ILA, 1846)
    Country lore, customs and feast days for each month.
  • The New Year (Ingalls' Home Magazine, 1888)
    Recipes for New Years' festivities, with some interesting notes on New Year's customs and folklore.
  • Buying Valentines (CFM, 1877)
    Choosing just the right Valentine card for one's sweetheart was no easier in 1877 than today!
  • Easter Eggs (GOP, 1899)
    A look at the beautifully painted eggs of European tradition, including what we know today as Pysanky eggs.

    Household
  • On Gimcracks (GOP, 1896)
    One thinks of "gimcracks" as being a traditional form of Victorian decorating; here's a dissenting opinion.

    Life & Lifestyle
  • The Adulteration of Food: How to Detect or Avoid It (CFM, 1877)
    Poison in the cup, poison in the cake - eating in Victorian times could be hazardous to your health!
  • Adulteration, and How to Detect It (CFM, 1880)
    More on the pesky problem of sand in the sugar, tar in the tea and poison in the pickles!
  • The Queer Side of Things: NPMC (The Strand, 1893)
    This tale about "The Natural Products Manufacturing Corporation of Spread Eagle Springs, NJ" takes a more satirical look at the problem of fake foods!
  • New Ideas for Teas (GOP, 1902)
    Some ideas for decorations and entertainments.
  • Out-Door Games From Over the Sea, Parts 1-3 (GOP, 1892)
    First installments of a six-part series that looks at children's outdoor games from around the world, including some marvelous folklore about counting rhymes and other verses! (Warning: Victorian children's rhymes, especially from America, were not always politically correct!)
  • Wealth from Rubbish (CFM, 1879)
    Proof that recycling isn't as modern as we think...
  • Workhouse Worries (Quiver, 1889)
    What life is like for the elderly living in a British workhouse - the menu includes "a bit" of steamed meat on Tuesdays...

    Miscellany
  • Odds and Ends (Monthly) (GOP, 1896-97)
    A fascinating round-up of news, notes and trivia from around the Victorian world.

    Objects & Curiosities
  • A Book of Names (Century Magazine, 1897)
    A look at a rare book compiled entirely of British surnames, organized by category - including "Blood, Flesh, Veins, Fairhead, Broomhead, Lovelock, Goodheart, Noback, Whitehand, Clinkerfoot" and many more that will set you chuckling!

    Recreation & Travel
  • A Winter Holiday for Ten Pounds (GOP, 1892)
    British winter holiday destinations, and how to make the most of them!

    Royalty
  • Etiquette Run Mad (Demorest, 1879)
    Some examples of over-the-top royal etiquette.

    World Travel & Cultures
  • The Blessing of the Animals (The Strand, 1900)
    A lovely ceremony in the Mexican town of Cuernavaca, where on St. Anthony's day the church blesses everything from burros to bunnies.
  • Tied Up in the Air, or, Hanging the Wrong Way (CFM, 1879)
    Hovering over Paris in a hot air balloon.

    Fiction
  • Fiction: Boney's Bonfire (CFM, 1896)
    Charming tale of how the threat of Napoleonic invasion saved a thief - and cemented a romance.

    Poetry
    Bells of Gladness: A New Year's Song
    Ballade of Rejected Manuscript/Ballade of a Rejecter of Manuscripts
    Our Happy New Year's Greeting - 1879
    Fishing in the Seine, with Portraits of the King and Others, 1599
    The Camel's Dinner Party
    Partners
    Pairing Time Anticipated
    Over My Porch
    The Land of Topsy-Turvy
    Two Dolls
    Monthly "Garland"
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    Magazine Abbreviations:
    CFM = Cassell's Family Magazine • GOP = Girl's Own Paper • ILA = Illustrated London Almanack • S = The Strand
    AM = Atlantic Monthly • C = Century Magazine • D = Demorest's Monthly Magazine • G = Godey's Lady's Book • H = Harper's Monthly
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