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MAIN Arrow to Society Society Arrow to History History Arrow to 19th Century History 19th Century History

daguerreotype, Abraham Lincoln

 

19th Century Innovation Timeline - Browse by year for more details on the invention of the typewriter, telephone and Edison's light bulb to the formulation of Jello, Coca Cola and the paper clip.

BBC History - Victorians - Multimedia tour through the British era including biographical details on Queen Victoria and her ministers, with more on the Industrial Revolution and 19th century technological advances, the Irish famine and British India, social mores and daily life, with video animations and interactive games.

Eyewitness to the American Civil War - As told through personal accounts, letters and journals chronicling major battles, Sherman's March to the Sea, the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, the capture of the Confederate capital and Lincoln's assassination.

Images of African-American Slavery and Freedom - A gallery of period photos & illustrations from the U.S Library of Congress.

19th century in literature - Wikipedia guide to the century decade by decade including major works and biographies.

19th Century Art - Comprehensive directory of Web sites by category including Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism and Symbolism with biographies of major artists and more on 19th century sculpture and architecture.

Fashion Eras 1800 - 2000 - Illustrated chronicle of period fashion trends including the Regency style and the Romantic era, the Victorians and the Naughty Nineties.

19th Century Advertising History - Illustrated and explained through the pages of Harper's Weekly.

 

also see -> The Irish Famine | Statue of Liberty | Black History Month | Darwin & Evolution

History of Photography | Historical Reenactiment

 

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