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Victorian Fireplace

Victorian Fireplace

 

Gaslight, with its gentle hiss and mellow tone, is most attractive, but electricity is more convenient; Victorians would not have used a coffee table, but low-level furniture suits the way we live. The degree to which we shape a period house to modern requirements is a highly individual matter; to accomplish this with tact and sensitivity does not require textbook knowledge so much as a feel for Victoriana that can be acquired through familiarity.

The following articles in our blog are intended to give you just such an acquaintance with the developments of Victorian style. Our aim has been to show what Victorian houses were like, and why, and to show how they may be adapted to modern living without loss of character.

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