CONTENTS

This Contents List below gives further details of the main topic(s) on each separate page, including those you can access via the sub-menus. For example: To view material on Fashion Illustration or Rational Dress for Sport  click  the  "Ladies' Page" button in the menu on the left; this will take you to the main Ladies Page where the sub-menu showing the Fashion Page will appear. Some incidental items - such as a Bicycling Costume of the 1890s, which appears on the Journalism Page, or a female graduate who passed top of the lists above the "Senior Wrangler", which appears on the Ladies' Page on Beautiful Hair - would not be obvious from page titles or this summary of contents. These items are given with links to the appropriate page under "Incidental Topics".

On the Editor's Jottings Page:
EDITORIAL COLUMNS IN VICTORIAN WOMEN'S MAGAZINES       ABOUT THIS PAGE
JOTTINGS-
For Dictionary Addicts; For Students Past and Present; External Links; Lancashire Landscapes in Photographs and Engravings
Earlier Jottings: Crinoline, Hats and Petticoats, More on Hyacinths, Compliments for Victorian Page, An Apology; Late Summer Gardens in October?; Victorian Fog




CHRISTMAS SUPPLEMENT is now in the Archives until the run up to Christmas 2017 !   
On the Features Pages:
JOURNALISM - Victorian Magazines- About Essays and Articles
Want To Be A Journalist?    advice from Victorian journalists
TRAVEL - Another Kind of Beauty - Industry and Commerce in Lancashire Illustrated as Tourist Destinations


On the Ladies' Page:
VICTORIAN Ladies' Pages - An Introduction to Women's Columns
VICTORIAN WOMEN'S MAGAZINES - An Introduction to Victorian Women's Magazines
    About this Ladies' Page -PAGE OUTLINE of range of subjects
   
Ladies' Page - Fashion - Victorian Illustrations and Dress Patterns;
          Rational Dress for Sports
   
Ladies' Page - The Crinoline - Fashion Illustrations;Victorian views 
          on Crinoline, earlier fashions and Millinery
    Ladies' Page - Beauty Secrets- Beautiful Hair - Victorian hair care,            hairstyles, dyes, wigs, hair ornaments
   
Ladies' Page - Skin Deep- Complexion:Cosmetics and "Painting"
         Victorian Remedies for Spots and Blemishes                                              

On the Ladies' Feature Page:


 
GARDEN COLUMNS in WOMEN'S MAGAZINES
GARDENING CURIOSITIES
 
   
    
On the Literature Pages:
BOOK REVIEWS IN VICTORIAN WOMEN'S MAGAZINES
A MID-CENTURY REVIEW IN DIALOGUE
      
Review Page - Verdicts- On Wordsworth, Keats, Byron; Note on           William Cox Bennett

On the Advertising Page:
VICTORIAN MAGAZINES & their ADVERTISEMENTS
TWO ADVERTISING GIMMICKS
ADVERTISEMENTS USING COLOUR

In the Editor's Mailbag
READER'S LETTERS- More on Mr Tye and Hyacinth Bottles; A "Middles" Competition - A Question and Answer; A Question of Identity - Can you Help?; Canadian women journalists; William Cox Bennett

READER'S LETTERS TO VICTORIAN MAGAZINES
EDITORIAL REBUKES to VICTORIAN READERS
       Victorian Agony Aunts

Contact the Editor-
  How to get in touch with me
  

In the Archive
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARCHIVE
Currently housed in th Archive:
  Late Summer Gardening - A Wet English Summer (Mary                      Mitford);
     Cultivation of Bulbs particularly Hyacinths; A Tulip Jardiniere
Autumn and Winter Gardens-
 Autumn Colour; Glasshouses and             Ferneries
Christmas Supplement:
The Introductory Page to the Supplement includes VICTORIAN
CHRISTMAS ISSUES AND ANNUALS, VICTORIAN TRADITIONS, and THE CHRISTMAS TREE 
 Victorian Christmas - Christmas in Hospital; Producing a                         Pantomime; Burlesque 
Christmas Crackers - Puzzles. Jokes, Parlour Games, Crackers, including New "Question & Answer" punning Puzzles from an 1830's anthology
Christmas Fare - Puddings and Pies - Victorian Christmas Feast -      Turkey  stuffing; Christmas Puddings; Mince Pies; A Disastrous                 Victorian Christmas Dinner
VICTORIAN NEW YEAR - Victorian Present giving- an editor writes of the true value of this New Year custom

   

INCIDENTAL TOPICS - Pictures and/or Paragraphs
Click the link to take you to the correct page and scroll down to the *asterisked item. Where more than one such paragraph appears on the same page you will find the link below is followed by a number indicating the order of appearance.
 
Crime -
Prison Life(1)
Crime - Constance Kent, convicted murderess (1)
The New Woman - Bicycling Costume(2)
The New Woman - "Senior Wrangler" (1)
The New Woman - and Advertising
The New Woman - Competition Entries (3)
Advertisements- Beauty Products (2)
Almanac (calendar)
Fiction in French (2)
Book distribution in the provinces
"Pork Pie" millinery (1)
"The Girl of the Period"
Magazines - Belgravia
Needlework - Needlework competitions
Needlework - Jardiniere (2)
Needlework - Fancywork (3
The Language of Flowers(1)
Society Gossip Columns
Street Photographer (2)
Topographical Engravings

For important information on Copyright, Citations, Images and References please see my Home Page. There you will also find an explanation of the aims of Victorian Page, and  a note about me.

©  Barbara Onslow June 2007           


 Material on this page last updated April 25th. 2017