Victorian Popular Culture

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Victorian Popular Culture is a collection of digitized primary sources depicting popular entertainment in Britain, the United States, and Europe in the 19th century and early 20th centuries.

The collection includes personal accounts, selected periodicals, rare printed books, ephemera, posters, playbills, scripts from the series Dicks’ Standard Plays, photographs, memorabilia, audio recordings of musical hall performances, Victorian era optical entertainments, and early film recordings.

Queen's has access to the following modules:

Section I.   Spiritualism, sensation and magic
Section II.  Circuses, sideshows and freaks
Section III. Music hall, theatre and entertainment
Section IV. Moving pictures, optical entertainments and the advent of cinema.

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Date Coverage

  • 1779-1930

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