One of my main hobbies is researching the Victorian Era.
This page features my findings, no matter how plain or macabre they are.
Caging The Dead
Contrary to popular belief, cages over graves were not to keep the dead from leaving them, they were to keep people out. And, by people, I mean grave robbers – sometimes going by more alluring titles such as Resurrectionists or Night Doctors.
Photographing The Dead
Ah, the Victorians. There are plenty of delightfully morbid stories surrounding them, and that’s probably why I find myself so intrigued. Many say that they were obsessed with death but it was more so that death was greater in those times. So, in today’s little dive into the 19th century let’s take a look at…