Sea-side Etiquette: The
The proper etiquette for
the Victorian sea-side was the use of the bathing machine.
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Travel the streets of San
Francisco for a close-up view of painted ladies.
York's Plaza Hotel and Lord & Taylor
did the Titanic era socialites stay and shop in New York
Road-Side Tea Room
Eating on the road 100 years ago.
Winsford Walled Garden
Tucked away in the North Devon countryside is a restored
Victorian walled garden open to the public.
Victorian Garden Party
During the late Victorian era, elaborate and
lavish garden parties were an entertaining social
In The Sun: Beaches in the 1800s
City developed from Dr. J. Pitney's idea to make the New
Jersey shore into a health resort. Development began in
1850. Atlantic City, with its beautiful beaches &
luxurious hotels, soon became a popular summer resort &
winter health spa.
Behavior on a Picnic
Winter Amusements in New York
How did the Victorians amuse
themselves during a cold New York winter?
of the Fashionable Bathing Suit
in the early 1800s that people began to flock to the beaches
for seaside amusement. With the introduction of railroads,
ocean-side beaches became even more popular for sunny
recreations. Along with this new outdoor pastime came the
need for a stylish garment for the privileged lady of
in Style: How to Dress for Travel in 1852
How to dress for travel in
1852 with the proper traveling dress, shoes, bonnet and
Baby Carriages: The Golden Age of Carriages
children traveled in style!
Design from 1816 to 1880
bicycle changed many times before it reached its height of
popularity in the 1890s.
Five styles of the horse carriage in 1890.
Chariot Horse Carriage
The Chariot horse carriage was a light four-wheeled horse carriage
popular in the early 19th century.
Landau Horse Carriage
The early 19th
century Landau horse carriage had four wheels with
front and back passenger seats that faced each other.
Museum of the City of New York
Embracing the past,
present, and future of New York City and celebrating its
cultural diversity, the Museum of the City of New York is Your