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5 edition of diary of a Victorian lady found in the catalog.

diary of a Victorian lady

scenes from her daily life, 1864-1865

by Adelaide Pountney

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Published by Excellent Press in Ludlow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Pountney, Adelaide, 1839-1916 -- Diaries.,
    • Women -- England -- Diaries.,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Sources.,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[written and] illustrated by Adelaide Pountney.
      GenreDiaries., Sources., Pictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA533 .P694 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL112264M
      ISBN 101900318059
      LC Control Number99232711
      OCLC/WorldCa41926664

      The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, a facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary for the year Edith Holden recorded in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the British countryside through the changing seasons of the year. HOLDEN (Edith). "I think people marry far too much; it is such a lottery, and for a poor woman--bodily and morally the husband's slave--a very doubtful happiness." -Queen Victoria to her recently married daughter VickyHeadstrong, high-spirited, and already widowed, Isabella Walker became Mrs. Henry Robinson at age 31 in

      The Edwardian Lady The Story of EDITH HOLDEN Author of The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by Taylor, Ina, compiler and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Nearly 40 years ago, a rediscovered diary enchanted readers. Edith Holden's Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady from captured her observations on the English countryside's changing seasons, accompanied by exquisite illustrations of its flora and , for the first time, Edith's work been turned into an beautiful coloring book for : $

      The Victorian lady has a dress for every occasion. This idea isn’t foreign to modern women. After all, you might wear jeans and a t-shirt on the weekends, then switch to a skirt and blouse for the office, and at the end of the day, slip into a little black dress for dinner. "The Diary of a Young Lady" By Gary Q. Regarding the diaries' origin, my family found them shortly after the death of my mother last winter as we sorted her estate. My grandmother immigrated to the USA bringing her mother's diaries' with her in the early 20th century, how they were passed through the family is unknown until our recent discovery.


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There is some great poems in the book. On the back there is a small bit of information on the book about Edith Holden (the Edwardian Lady) witch was mainly focused on two parts of her life, the Diary and her death but is only done on the back cover short. each month has a description of were the word comes from/5().

Like all good diaries, Adelaide Pountney's The Diary of a Victorian Lady: Scenes from her Daily Life gives its readers the chance to imagine the life of its author between the lines: the daily round of walks and shopping, "visiting"and churchgoing, home- making and charity work.

In addition, Pountney's Diary invites us to dwell in the vivid sketches which/5. This book is much more than a prurient look into the diary of a Victorian woman. It also offers interesting glimpses into the culture of the period covering such topics as medicine, psychology, literature, law, marriage and divorce/5().

The subtitle of this book reads "The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady". But really, it's like one of those non-fiction historical crime novels - it dissects what actually happened using not only her diary but also the letters, newspapers, etc/5.

The March kit for the Handmade Club has just been released and I’m excited to share with you. The Secret Diary of a Victorian Lady.

This kit has a soft romantic theme with a colour palette of softest greens and neutrals mixed with pale pink and white roses. Most of the elements have been modelled off of ephemera from the Victorian era, like a gorgeous dance.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Country Diary Book of an Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(77). The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady Julie Wheelwright | Published in History Today Volume 62 Issue 10 October Married to Henry, an ‘uncongenial partner’ at best and at worst a ‘mean and grasping’ philistine who had secretly sired two children with his mistress, Isabella seeks solace with a family friend, Dr Edward Lane.

Edith Blackwell Holden (26 September – 15 March ) was a British artist and art teacher. She was born in Kings Norton, Birmingham. She became famous following the posthumous publication of her Nature Notes forin facsimile form, as the book The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady inwhich was an enormous publishing success.

These, and her life. The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady is a part dramatization of Edith Holden's bestselling book, which has been translated into fourteen languages and sold millions of copies all over the world.

The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady That Led To Her Own Disgrace Poor Isabella Robinson is married to Henry, an ‘uncongenial partner’ at best and at worst a ‘mean and grasping’ philistine who had secretly sired two children with his mistress, Isabella seeks solace with a.

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The diary may have ruined Isabella Robinson, but Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace has the power to vindicate her.” —Hillary Kelly, “Not just a scandalous diary, but a portrait of the plight of women in the early Victorian era A revealing portrait of the straight-laced Victorians.” —Kirkus Reviews/5(32).

Get this from a library. The private diary of a Victorian lady. [Kate Summerscale] -- A story of romance and fidelity, insanity, fantasy and the boundaries of privacy in a society clinging to rigid ideas about marriage and female sexuality, 'Mrs Robinson's Disgrace' brings vividly to.

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady looks exactly as she had written it, beautiful drawings with proper name labels as well as her observances of the mother was a joy to look through and read.

Very inspirational and it goes well with my growing collection of Edwardian, Georgian and Victorian by: 6. The diary may have ruined Isabella Robinson, but Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace has the power to vindicate her.” —Hillary Kelly, “Not just a scandalous diary, but a portrait of the plight of women in the early Victorian era A revealing portrait of the straight-laced Victorians.” —Kirkus Reviews.

About Mrs Robinson's Disgrace. When the married Isabella Robinson was introduced to the dashing Edward Lane at a party inshe was utterly enchanted. He was 'fascinating', she told her diary, before chastising herself for being so susceptible to a man's charms. But a wish had taken hold of her, and she was to find it hard to shake.

Echoes of the 'eighties: leaves from the diary of a Victorian lady by Victorian lady; Partington, Wilfred George, Publication date [] Topics Anecdotes -- England, London (England) -- Intellectual life Publisher London: Eveleigh Nash Collection robarts; torontoPages: Florentia Sale (née Wynch; 13 August – 6 July ) was an Englishwoman who travelled the world while married to her husband, Sir Robert Henry Sale, a British army was dubbed "the Grenadier in Petticoats" for her travels with the army, which took her to regions such as Mauritius, Burma and India, and various other areas under the control of the British EmpireBorn: Florentia Wynch, 13 AugustMadras.

Click to read more about Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady by Kate Summerscale. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(39).