Exploration of the Style and Cultural Meanings of Victorian Era Wallpaper

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Exploration of the Style and Cultural Meanings of Victorian Era Wallpaper
The Victorian Era is a fascinating time in history. The era was named for the reign of Queen Victoria in Great Britain, who ruled from 1837 until the time of her death in 1901. During her reign many important changes happened in British and global culture, among them the Industrial Revolution, the rise of mass production, the “democratization” of style where more and more people could afford nice things for their homes, and the romanticizing of the home as a place for women to thrive and a place for men to find refuge from the heartless world of business. All of these factors played heavily into the Victoria era aesthetics and shaped everything from home design to...
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