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.
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 […]
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 […]