Rosemary Hill: Victorian men and women, 4 October 2001
Show More A Circle of Sisters: Georgiana Burne-Jones, Agnes Poynter and Louisa Baldwin by Judith Flanders.
Penguin, 392 pp., £17.99, September 2001, 0 670 88673 4Show More
The Hated Wife: Carrie Kipling 1862-1939 by Adam Nicolson.
Short Books, 96 pp., £4.99, May 2001, 0 571 20835 5Show More
Victorian Diaries: The Daily Lives of Victorian Men and Women edited by Heather Creaton.
Mitchell Beazley, 144 pp., £14.99, February 2001, 1 84000 359 6Show More
“... were not overshadowed by the famous: they lived in the uniform shade of complete obscurity. Heather Creaton has brought together a remarkable collection of journals spanning the period and chronicling the lives of a curate, a Nonconformist headmaster, a stonemason, a nurse, a middle-class ‘young lady’ and so on. It is like being set down in the ...”