Fashion in 1837 Great Britain

The 1830’s were an interesting time for fashion. The beginning of the decade saw enormous puffed sleeves on ladies’ dresses, high waists on men’s trousers and ladies’ dresses. Ladies hair was piled high on top of their heads. Ladies Cabinet of Fashion, 1837 By 1837 these wild fashion trends had begun to calm down. As… Continue reading Fashion in 1837 Great Britain

Women's History Wednesday

Queen Victoria Ascends to the Throne

The King is Dead. Long Live the Queen. Undoubtedly, the most important event in 1837 England was the death of King William the IV and the ascension to the throne of Queen Victoria, thereby creating the beginning of the Victorian Era. On Tuesday the 20th of June 1837 not long after two in the morning,… Continue reading Queen Victoria Ascends to the Throne