The Essential Handbook of Victorian Entertaining

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The Essential Handbook of Victorian Entertaining

The Essential Handbook of Victorian Entertaining By Autumn Stephens The Essential Handbook of Victorian Entertaining An illustrated collection of amusing authentic Victorian manners Pick up the correct fork and dig into this delicious collection of Victorian society s weird crazy and strange rules concerning dinne

  • Title: The Essential Handbook of Victorian Entertaining
  • Author: Autumn Stephens
  • ISBN: 9780912517544
  • Page: 200
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Essential Handbook of Victorian Entertaining By Autumn Stephens An illustrated collection of amusing, authentic Victorian manners Pick up the correct fork and dig into this delicious collection of Victorian society s weird, crazy and strange rules concerning dinner parties, teas, luncheons, social calls, overnight visits and Copiously illustrated with authentic line drawings by noted artists from the Victorian period.
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    1. C on said:

      A fascinating look at how much entertaining has changed Gone are the formal clothes for at home parties and crawling around on the floor making pig noises beneath guests chairs.

    2. Eb Daniels on said:

      This bok offers a quick primer on the fundamentals of English Victorian dining and entertainment Not quite substantive enough to offer a critical or scholarly look at the manners of the period, it nevertheless does a good job of offering an overview on the basics of dining and partying in the late 19th century These rules seem to be drawn mostly from social handbooks and periodicals from the period, although provenance is never really discussed Most of the book emphasizes meals, ranging from low [...]

    3. Becky Everhart on said:

      The worst thing I can probably say about this book is that it isn t long enough That and the cover seems to be from too far ahead in time with so much skin showing the illustrations within are lovely The book is filled with interesting little tidbits about navigating the Victorian era social sphere I like how the topics are broken down to include pages aimed towards hostesses and guests The faux pas information can be just as informative entertaining as the information about what one is supposed [...]

    4. Lily on said:

      That was marvelous and witty The drawings were also super cute and sassy Longer review coming soon.

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