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Paper miniatures are a must for the Victorian dollshouse to give that authentic cluttered look. We have passports, telegrams, letters, photographs, games and much more.

1890 Nursery Rhymes
1890 Nursery Rhymes
Published by Nister this has all the traditional rhymes we are familiar with plus one or two I had never heard of.
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£2.00

300 Games and Pastimes
300 Games and Pastimes
First published in 1900 this children's games book would fit in to the Victorian nursery.
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£2.00

50 Golden Years
50 Golden Years
In celebration of Queen Victoria's 50 years on the throne. Lavish illustrations.
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£2.00

A Manual ofKnitting, Netting & Crochet
A Manual ofKnitting, Netting & Crochet
Another how to book from the early Victorian period.
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£2.00

A Picture Book of Sports and Plays 1868
A Picture Book of Sports and Plays 1868
Victorian children's book of activities and stories. 1868. 2cm high
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£2.00

A Story of the Sea.c.1860
A Story of the Sea.c.1860
Short stories with black & white and a coloured illustration.
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£2.00

A Victorian child's Swiss holiday diary
A Victorian child's Swiss holiday diary
A little girl's account of a holiday with her parents, brother and her governess, Miss Snodgrass
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£2.00

A Victorian Traveller's Album
A Victorian Traveller's Album
Album of large photographs collected by a Victorian gentleman on a tour.
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£3.50

Adventures in Toyland.
Adventures in Toyland.
Given to a little girl called Alison Christmas 1897.
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£2.00

Babes in the Wood
Babes in the Wood
Victorian children's book illustrated by Caldicott
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£2.00

Baby's Bouquet
Baby's Bouquet
Victorian children's book with beautiful illustrations.
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£2.00

Baby's Opera
Baby's Opera
Children's book illustrated by Walter Crane. A collection of well known nursery rhymes.
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£2.00

Beeton's Dictionary of Everyday Gardening 1880
Beeton's Dictionary of Everyday Gardening 1880
Victorian gardening book.
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£2.00

Birthday Scripture Text Book. 1874
Birthday Scripture Text Book. 1874
Book to keep a record of birthdays given to Jane on the 4th of May1874.
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£2.00

Book of Needlework 1896
Book of Needlework 1896
Knitting,needlework and cutting out. How to cut out and sew clothes and knit garments.
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£2.00

Boy's Own Annual 1886
Boy's Own Annual 1886
Full of interesting feature articles and stories. A must for the boy in your house.
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£2.00

Calendar 1897
Calendar 1897
Pansy Calendar for 1897.
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£3.00

Card Game Bread & Honey
Card Game Bread & Honey
Children's card game based on the nursery rhyme sing a song of sixpence.
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£3.50

Card Game Happy Families.
Card Game Happy Families.
Victorian children's card game. Cards in a slip case.
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£3.50

Card Game Hide & seek
Card Game Hide & seek
Victorian children's educational game.
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£3.50

Card Game Loading the Donkey
Card Game Loading the Donkey
Victorian children's card game.
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£3.50

Charmouth Grange
Charmouth Grange
Adventure book for boys. Given as a school prize in 1895.
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£2.00

Children Busy
Children Busy
Victorian children's book from 1880
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£2.00

Children's Singing Games 1894
Children's Singing Games 1894
Victorian Children's book. Black & white illustrations on every page.
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£2.00

Come Lasses & Lads
Come Lasses & Lads
Caldecott Picture Book
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£2.00

Dog's Tales
Dog's Tales
Victorian children's book c.1860
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£2.00

Elegant Arts for Ladies 1856
Elegant Arts for Ladies 1856
A Victorian 'how to' book.
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£2.00

Embroidery Book
Embroidery Book
Book of Art Nouveau embroidery designs from the end of the 19th century.
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£2.00

Fashion 1846
Fashion 1846
boxed set of 8 prints from the magazine Belle Assemblee
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£2.05

Fashion 1850 Day Dresses
Fashion 1850 Day Dresses
Set of fashion plates for 1850
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£2.05

Fashion 1850 Evening Dress
Fashion 1850 Evening Dress
Boxed set of fashion plates for 1850
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£2.05

Fashion 1887
Fashion 1887
Fashion prints from 1887.
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£2.05

Fashion Children's 1850
Fashion Children's 1850
Boxed set of childrens fashions for the 1850s
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£2.05

Fashion plates for 1860
Fashion plates for 1860
Boxed set of fashion plates for 1860
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£2.05

Fashion plates for 1890
Fashion plates for 1890
Boxed set of fashion plates for 1890
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£2.05

Fashion Victorian Hats
Fashion Victorian Hats
Boxed set of plates of fashionable hats.
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£2.05

Floral World 1869
Floral World 1869
Victorian gardening magazine for the year 1869. Bound monthly volumes.
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£2.00

Forgotten Tales of Long Ago
Forgotten Tales of Long Ago
Victorian children's book. A collection of stories from earlier times.
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£2.00

Friends & Playmates
Friends & Playmates
Victorian children's book illustrated by Mars
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£2.00

Game Counties.
Game Counties.
Victorian parlour game with cards and questions about the counties of England
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£4.50

Game Farmyard Snap
Game Farmyard Snap
Victorian Children's card game.
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£3.50

Game of the Great Exhibition.
Game of the Great Exhibition.
Game from the Great Exhibition of 1851
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£1.55

Good Things for every home and household 1890
Good Things for every home and household 1890
Victorian cookery book,rabbit soup, mutton broth,broiled mackerel and christmas pudding.
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£2.00

Home Book Of Natural History
Home Book Of Natural History
1859 edition of a home lesson book. Each page has an illustration of an animal and a description.
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£2.00

House Decoration 1897
House Decoration 1897
First published in 1897 this has everything for the interior designer! Patterns for walls and ceilings. How to mix paint and which brushes to buy.
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£2.00

John Gilpin
John Gilpin
Victorian children's book illustrated by Caldicott
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£2.00

King Luckie Boy
King Luckie Boy
Victorian children's book illustrated by Walter Crane.
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£2.00

La Fontaine's Fables
La Fontaine's Fables
French edition of the fables lavishly illustrated.
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£2.00

Le Grand Napoleon
Le Grand Napoleon
French children's book from about 1880
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£2.00

Letters from Victorian Prime Ministers
Letters from Victorian Prime Ministers
Two letters written by Victorian Prime Ministers on 10 Downing Street Paper.
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£0.50

Little Pinafore's Scrap Book 1883
Little Pinafore's Scrap Book 1883
Loads of coloured illustrations and pages to paint (very well done!) Dedicated to the Duchess of Teck
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£2.00

Lob Lie By The Fire
Lob Lie By The Fire
Victorian children's book by Mrs Ewing.
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£2.00

Love & Will O' the Wisp
Love & Will O' the Wisp
A story for girls by H.L.Bedford with a really lovely cover.
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£2.00

Mad Dog
Mad Dog
Victorian Children's book illustrated by Caldicott.
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£2.00

Merrie Games in Rhyme
Merrie Games in Rhyme
Victorian children's book with lavish illustrations by the Hon. Emmeline M. Plunket. 1886
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£2.00

Mes Jolis Jeux
Mes Jolis Jeux
Victorian children's book. Illustrated on every page, black & white and coloured illustrations.
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£2.00

Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes
Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes
A Christmas present to Letitia in 1894.
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£2.00

Mother Goose, Kate Greenaway
Mother Goose, Kate Greenaway
Nursery Rhymes illustrated by Kate Greenaway
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£2.00

Mother Hubbard's Picture Book 1896
Mother Hubbard's Picture Book 1896
Illustrated nursery rhymes.
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£2.00

Motto A Stitch in Time
Motto A Stitch in Time
Motto for your Victorian room
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£1.50

Motto Christ Forgave
Motto Christ Forgave
Victorian Motto
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£1.50

Motto Love one another.
Motto Love one another.
Victorian Motto
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£1.50

Motto Seek & Ye Shall Find
Motto Seek & Ye Shall Find
Victorian motto
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£1.50

Nelly's Prayer
Nelly's Prayer
Victorian children's book. Poem by the author of Christmas Day in the Workhouse.
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£2.50

Nister's Holiday Annual 1892
Nister's Holiday Annual 1892
Victorian children's book full of coloured and black & white illustrations.
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£2.00

Nursery Rhymes & Fables 1897
Nursery Rhymes & Fables 1897
Illustrations by Walter Morgen. Given as a Christmas present in 1897
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£2.00

Oranges & Lemons
Oranges & Lemons
Children's Nursery Rhyme Book. 1887
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£2.00

Our Own Magazine 1880
Our Own Magazine 1880
Weekly magazine for children. Black and white illustrations on every page.
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£2.00

Paper Doll Victorian Child.
Paper Doll Victorian Child.
Boxed set of paper cut outs and the child to put them on.
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£2.05

Paper Doll Victorian Lady/A
Paper Doll Victorian Lady/A
Boxed paper doll and clothes
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£2.05

Penny Dreadful
Penny Dreadful
Victorian magazine
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£2.05

Pictures and Stories c.1860
Pictures and Stories c.1860
One coloured the rest black and white illustrations.
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£2.00

Plan of the Great Exhibition of 1851
Plan of the Great Exhibition of 1851
Plan of the layout of the Great Exhibition.
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£1.55

Playing Cards 'Empire'
Playing Cards 'Empire'
Set of playing cards in the style of the French Empire.
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£3.50

Playing Cards Alice
Playing Cards Alice
Set of Victorian children's playing cards based on Alice in Wonderland
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£3.50

Punch's Pocket Books
Punch's Pocket Books
Coloured folding frontispiece to the 1845, 1846 & 1851 pocket diaries.
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£1.50

Ride a cock Horse to Banbury Cross
Ride a cock Horse to Banbury Cross
Beautiful illustrations by Randolph Caldecott.
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£2.00

Silver  Wedding Greetings
Silver Wedding Greetings
Two Victorian Silver Wedding Congratulations. October 17th 1882.
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£0.50

Sing a Song of Sixpence
Sing a Song of Sixpence
Victorian Children's book. Illustrated by Caldecott
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£2.00

Struwwelpeter
Struwwelpeter
Victorian children's book. Cautionary tales for the Victorian nursery.
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£2.00

Tales For Boys
Tales For Boys
1840 book of boy's stories.
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£2.00

The Art of Knitting 1897
The Art of Knitting 1897
Victorian knitting book. How to knit and plenty of patterns.
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£2.00

The Ballroom Guide
The Ballroom Guide
Late Victorian guide to ballroom etiquette etc.
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£2.00

The Boy's Own Toymaker
The Boy's Own Toymaker
Given as a prize in 1875 this has all manner of toys with instructions on how to make them.
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£2.00

The Children's Garland 1877
The Children's Garland 1877
Big coloured illustrations and stories by ALOE (a lady of England) Given as a Christmas present in 1877.
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£2.00

The Children's Pets
The Children's Pets
Victorian children's book published in 1862 and dedicated to a president of the RSPCA.
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£2.00

The Fairy Ship
The Fairy Ship
Victorian children's book illustrated by Walter Crane.
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£2.00

The Florist 1851
The Florist 1851
Publication of the Florist,Fruitist and Garden Magazine.
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£2.00

The Fox Jumped over the Parson's Gate
The Fox Jumped over the Parson's Gate
Victorian children's book illustrated by Caldecott
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£2.00

The Girls Own Annual 1893
The Girls Own Annual 1893
Stories, poems pictures,competitions.
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£2.00

The House That Jack Built
The House That Jack Built
Victorian picture book.
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£2.00

The Milkmaid
The Milkmaid
Victorian children's book illustrated by Caldecott.
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£2.00

The Queen of Hearts
The Queen of Hearts
Illustrated children's book by Randolph Caldecott.
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£2.00

The Royal School of Art Needlework.1880
The Royal School of Art Needlework.1880
Produced by the Royal School in 1880 this has designs from a number of famous Victorian artists.
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£2.00

The Theatre
The Theatre
Victorian magazine for actors and theatre goers.
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£2.00

The Three Jovial Huntsmen
The Three Jovial Huntsmen
Victorian children's book illustrated by Caldecott
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£2.00

The Victorian Collector/ Flowers
The Victorian Collector/ Flowers
Boxed set of Victorian flower plates
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£2.05

The Victorian Family
The Victorian Family
Boxed set of letters and photographs of a real Victorian family.
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£2.05

The Victorian Gardener.
The Victorian Gardener.
Boxed set of flower prints popular in Victorian gardens.
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£2.05

The Young Ladie's Journal 1898
The Young Ladie's Journal 1898
Magazine with fashion,stories and advice.
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£2.00

This Little Pig Picture Book.
This Little Pig Picture Book.
Given as a present Christmas 1895.
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£2.00

Three Victorian Tiles
Three Victorian Tiles
Three more tiles from my collection mounted on card they make an inexpensive way to add period details to your house.
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£1.00

Under the Window
Under the Window
Victorian children's book.
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£2.00

Victorian ABC Blocks.
Victorian ABC Blocks.
Box of ABC blocks & 6 prints.
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£5.50

Victorian Autograph Album.
Victorian Autograph Album.
Autograph Album 1894
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£3.50

Victorian Certificates.
Victorian Certificates.
A collection of colourful and beautifully decorated certificates.
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£1.55

Victorian Christmas Cards set A
Victorian Christmas Cards set A
Boxed set of Victorian Christmas cards
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£2.05

Victorian Christmas Cards set B
Victorian Christmas Cards set B
Boxed set of Victorian Christmas cards.
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£2.05

Victorian Christmas Pictures
Victorian Christmas Pictures
Eight images of Victorian Christmas subjects to frame.
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£2.00

Victorian Christmas Scrap Album
Victorian Christmas Scrap Album
A pair with the Flower Album. In this album she put Christmas cards from 1876-1888.
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£3.50

Victorian Cook Book
Victorian Cook Book
Family book well used!
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£2.50

Victorian Country House Game Register
Victorian Country House Game Register
Country houses always had a game register. This one was started in the 1890s for the country house weekends of shooting etc.
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£2.50

Victorian Dance Card & Love Token
Victorian Dance Card & Love Token
Pretty dance card looks home made and a love token card.
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£1.00

Victorian Exercise Book.
Victorian Exercise Book.
Exercise book for 1893. Thomas Hair.
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£2.05

Victorian family holiday album
Victorian family holiday album
From around 1895 an album of photographs of a family holiday on the west coast of Scotland.
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£3.50

Victorian Flower Album
Victorian Flower Album
Album of water colours. Flowers in the four seasons.
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£3.50

Victorian holiday game
Victorian holiday game
Sold in Switzerland for the tourist. A game to play travelling or in your hotel.
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£3.50

Victorian Nursery Prints
Victorian Nursery Prints
Boxed set of prints to put on your nursery walls.
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£2.05

Victorian Passport.
Victorian Passport.
Letters and passport of a young governess travelling in Europe in the 1840s
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£2.05

Victorian Photo Album
Victorian Photo Album
Album of family photographs of the people in the Victorian letters collection
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£3.05

Victorian Photo Albums
Victorian Photo Albums
Two blank albums to add your own photographs.
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£3.50

Victorian Portraits
Victorian Portraits
Boxed set of prints of Victorian beauties and celebrities.
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£2.05

Victorian Scrap Album
Victorian Scrap Album
From a folio sized,leather bound original.The owner has pasted prints of the Royal family,famous buildings etc.
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£3.50

Victorian Telegrams
Victorian Telegrams
Collection of 5 telegrams
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£1.00

Victorian tiles sunflower
Victorian tiles sunflower
10 'tiles' I copied a tile in my collection and put them on card. These are an inexpensive and fun way to add Victorian details to your house.
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£1.00

Victorian/ Edwardian boxes.
Victorian/ Edwardian boxes.
Two boxes one for toffee one for candles.
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£1.55

Wedding Images.
Wedding Images.
Boxed set of wedding images from early 19th cent right up to the 1940s
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£2.05

Wonders of the Volcano
Wonders of the Volcano
Victorian children's book about volcanos
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£2.00