February 2023

#MyrtleMondays: Ahoy-hoy! The Victorian Telephone

Are you (or your parents) lost without your cell phone? Is making calls even what you use it for most? Imagine life without constant, instant access to help, casual conversation, or ordering take-out. Let’s have a look at one of the innovations that connected the Victorian world.

From Page to Seam: A “Mysterious” Outfit for Caroline

I have a new miniature Victorian costume to share! This one was inspired by a fascinating photograph I found—a spirited Young Lady of Quality in a striking and unusual ensemble. Read more to learn what a little sleuthing revealed about this outfit.