These are the last images making up the Moss Cottage series. I hope you enjoyed viewing them as much as I enjoyed creating them.
Bedrooms were usually small and dimly lit, with a bed, storage chests for clothes, a screen to dress behind, and sometimes a washstand and a vanity. Everyone folded clothes, even dresses, for storage until in the late 19th century airing out textiles was considered good […]
There was not one dominant style of furniture in the Victorian period. The Victorian era is known for its interpretation and eclectic revival of styles taken from various time periods in history like Gothic, Tudor, Elizabethan, English Rococo, and Neoclassical.
The Victorian era was the great age of the English novel; they were realistic, thickly plotted, crowded with characters, and long. It was the ideal form to describe contemporary life and to entertain the middle class. Click on the following links to view the other […]
Here is the final Moss Cottage kitchen themed post. Stay tuned, as I am working on the parlor images next. To view the other Moss Cottage kitchen posts, please click on the following links: Moss Cottage Kitchen Mixing Bowls and Lace Curtains Kitchen Sink All […]
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 […]