Could you walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? Would you even want to if that person was way less well-off than you? Well if you were a wealthy Victorian then your answers would probably be yes and yes! In the late 1800s, wealthy Victorians left their luxurious homes and took off to the slums.
Let Us Call Racism By Its Name: Benin Bronzes Wealth, art, culture and a vibrant history were not things that many Victorians associated with the savages from the ‘Dark Continent’ of Africa. Unfortunately, they are still not widely associated with Africa today. The British Empire was the largest the world had ever seen. It created
Baby Farmers: The Forgotten Killers In Victorian Britain having a child out of wedlock was deeply shameful. The practice of an older woman accepting custody of a baby in exchange for a weekly fee or a one-time ‘premium’ was an attractive solution for many unwed new mothers. These baby farms became very popular and lucrative