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Winter in London, or All the Town’s a Slide

“All the town’s a slide, And all the men and women merely skaters,” rhymes PUNCH in 1850 (with a nod towards the Bard), and indeed, 19th-century Londoners were keen skaters: when during a strong frost in January 1850 all the … Continue reading

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The Glaciarium; or, Sandy’s Victorian Magazine Goes Digital

Ooops – I nearly forgot that it’s my turn to post today. (My excuse: I was teaching today, and when I came home I fell asleep on the couch.) After I finished my essay for the Punch Digital Archive that … Continue reading

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