All posts tagged: nostalgic

Moss Cottage Piano

Music was a favorite pass-time in the Victorian era. Victorians composed and published thousands of songs and piano pieces for the amateur market as pianos were becoming more affordable to the middle class . No household was complete without a piano.

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Moss Cottage Parlor

The parlor was the showcase for Victorian era homeowners; where guests were entertained. A bare room was considered to be in poor taste, so every surface was filled with objects that reflected the owner’s interests and aspirations.

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All Things Metal

To view the other posts about Moss Cottage, please click on the following links: Moss Cottage Kitchen Mixing Bowls and Lace Curtains Kitchen Sink Kitchen Corners

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Kitchen Sink

The kitchen in Sooke’s Moss Cottage was the center of the house. Not only was it used for the preparation of food,  it served as a washing room for laundry, and a place to wash oneself too.  Its shelves were stocked with the items used […]

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Mixing Bowls and Lace Curtains

THE MODERN HOUSEHOLDER‘S list for “cheap kitchen furniture” in 1872 included a few of the items on display in the Moss Cottage kitchen:  one deal table (deal was a name for a cheap wood, often a low-grade pine) and a yellow bowl for mixing dough […]

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Moss Cottage Kitchen

Wednesday I had the opportunity to photograph the interior of Moss Cottage, located on the Sooke Region Museum grounds.  These images are just the beginning of a series I will be posting about this quaint historical building. 5 x 7 fine art greeting cards, featuring […]

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