Victorian History’s Dark Secrets (Pt. II)

Join us at the shop Thursday, Feb. 21 – 7 to 8pm for the second in our monthly series of Seminars hosted by our resident Archæologist & Historian Seika Groves;

Victorian street povertyOur next topic: Filth, Dirt & Hygiene

There are a lot of “period” dramas & films lately with elaborate sets & costumes; however few manage to convey the full atmospheric conditions in the Victorian era. Think livestock in the street, open sewers (if indeed there were sewers at all), little or no indoor plumbing, soot, smog…cholera, typhus and consumption – oh my!

A small fee of $5/p.p. – maximum of 10 people.

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