deep deep close reading thoughts
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In 1862, amateur photographer William H. Mumler of Boston took a self-portrait in his studio, unaware of a ghostly apparition lurking directly behind him. It wasn’t until he viewed the resulting image…
Hablot Knight Browne, The London Stereoscopic Company; The Ghost in the stereoscope; 1856 – 1859. Image and original data provided by Rijksmuseum: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl
HT to Noah for sending this my way! Feel free to post Victorian memes as you encounter them!
Welcome to Victorian Sexualities, fall 2016
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- One interesting fact to help me get to know you
- On the BACK side and to share with the class—What do you already know about the Victorian period? In other words, what is one thing you know to be Victorian, or as Victorian? (This might be literary, but also a fact about history, fashion, culture, geography, recent TV adaptions, & etc.)