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The Character Name Generator: Generate a Character Name and Personality, input gender, ethnicity and decade of birth. it gives you a name, personality profile, psych disorder, and potential career!

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Victorian era baby names

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Portraits of the Spitalfields Nippers taken by photographer in book

Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph. Adapted from Spitalfields Nippers by Horace Warner, published by Spitalfields Life Books, £20.

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70 Girls' Names that are Pure Victorian England: Evangeline Many of the names are long and multisyllabic, including lacy creations like Arabella and Euphemia, quirkier gentleladies like Winifred and Adelaide, and biblical rarities like Tryphena and Hephzibah. The restraint of virtue names like Honor and Prudence is balanced by the lushness of Violetta and Evangeline.

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Victorian life through a lens: Amazing 19th Century photos show backbreaking daily grind

A hansom (one of the most popular and maneuverable 19th century carriages, named after its inventor John Hansom) in London, 1877

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Victoria the beauty queen: The picture she gave Albert

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Favourite colour (so far!) for lounge walls. Card Room Green by Farrow & Ball. This colour is named after the study-like rooms much favoured in the Victorian period and is unapologetic in its masculine feel. It really comes alive when contrasted with a warm neutral like Fawn or Stony Ground, as used in Victorian homes, but feels more powerful and contemporary when used with no contrasts at all. Dark Tones Undercoat.

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Elegant British baby names. These beautiful baby names for boys and girls would all feel at home lighting the stage in an Oscar Wilde play, or gracing a rural stately home. In fact, stick "Lady" or "Lord" in front of any of them and see how they just roll off the tongue.

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