THE VICTORIANS AND THEIR FLOWERS

Author(s): NICOLETTE SCOURSE

Writing & History | b. Dried Flowers | Miscellaneous

The appreciation of flowers and 'nature' interestingly mirrored the structure and the prejudices of Victorian society. Floral pursuits flourished against - indeed, perhaps because of - the rapid growth of industry and urban development. Growing, collecting and naming plants played an important part in fashionable society, crossing social as well as intellectual barriers, a d included among its enthusiasts, sentimental ladies, serious men of science, fashion seekers, explorers, gardeners and professional writers. More...

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  • : 9780917304897
  • : CROOMH
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  • : United States
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  • : NICOLETTE SCOURSE
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