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The Pigeons of London (The Strand, 1894)
Where to find them, and chats with London pigeon-feeders.
Camp Life (Ingalls' Family Magazine, 1889)
Everything you need to know -- and pack -- for a camping excursion in Victorian days!
Pavement Artists (CFM, 1884)
A look at London chalk art and artists.
A "Sugaring Off" Party in Canada (CFM, 1889)
A British couple experiences a maple sugaring party in Canada.
Table Appointments; June Fruits and Vegetables (Ingalls' Home Magazine, 1889)
A look at new fashions in table services (colored glass is giving way to cut glass!), along with fruit and vegetable recipes recipes for June.
Model Menu for June (GOP, 1893)
What to offer for this month's dinner party.
Out-Door Games From Over the Sea, Part 6: Going to School (GOP, 1892)
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!)
Art Needlework (GOP, 1888)
Beautiful embroidery patterns that work just as well today as they did more than 100 years ago.
Children's Pleasures (CFM, 1876)
How to keep the young ones entertained (along with tips on what to avoid).
What's in a Name? Local Names for Familiar Flowers (GOP, 1888)
From "the devil's currycomb" to "cows and calves," a look at some of the curious names for common flowers across Britain.
A Little Friend (CFM, 1878)
More adorable drawings and mixed feelings about the mouse (the author, like myself, finds them awfully cute...).
Wrinkles from the Laundry (GOP, 1896)
Some unusual craft ideas inspired by... the laundry room!
June Lore (ILA, 1846)
Country lore, customs and feast days.
The Aprons of Today (GOP, 1892)
The aprons of 1892 borrow lavishly from the fashions of earlier times!
Odds and Ends (GOP, 1896)
A fascinating round-up of news, notes and trivia from around the Victorian world.
The Iris
My Grandmother's Turkey-Tail Fan
June 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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