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  • Author:
    Molly Hughes
  • ISBN:
    028306000X
  • ISBN13:
    978-0283060007
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  • Publisher:
    Pan Macmillan (October 4, 1990)
  • Pages:
    224 pages
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A Victorian Family 1870-1900 book.

A Victorian Family 1870-1900 book.

In A Victorian Family, Molly Hughes vividly evokes the small, everyday pleasures of a close family life in Victorian London: Joyful Christmases. blissful holidays in Cornwall, escapades with her brothers, schooldays under the redoubtable Miss Buss.

Mary Vivian Hughes (2 October 1866 – May 1956), usually known as Molly Hughes and published under M. V. Hughes, was a British educator and author. The daughter of a London stockbroker, she was born Mary Thomas and passed most of her childhood in Canonbury, under the watchful eyes of four older brothers. Her father, a modestly successful stockbroker, was discovered dead on a train line in 1879. His death remains a mystery.

The Victorian family was considered to be a very valuable part of the everyday life throughout the er. In Victorian families, the father himself was the worker of the family. His responsibility was to be the bread winner.

The Victorian family was considered to be a very valuable part of the everyday life throughout the era. Most often families were considered by today’s standards to be very large. In 1870 you would find that the average household family contained five or six children. Roles of parents in a Victorian family. He would likely work very long hours. However, when returning to the home he frequently had a room referred to as the study.

I read Molly Hughes's life for the first time when my wife and I came to New York in the early 1980s. We were just an ordinary, suburban, Victorian family, undistinguished ourselves and unacquainted with distinguished people," Molly says at the beginning of her book. We moved into a studio on East 87th Street - a single, nine-by-eleven room.

Download PDF book format. Choose file format of this book to download: pdf chm txt rtf doc. Download this format book. A Victorian family : 1870-1900 Molly Hughes. Book's title: A Victorian family : 1870-1900 Molly Hughes. Library of Congress Control Number: gb 90041046. book below: (C) 2016-2018 All rights are reserved by their owners.

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item 2 A Victorian Family by Hughes, Mary Vivian Hardback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post -A Victorian Family by Hughes, Mary Vivian Hardback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post. It invokes the small everyday pleasures of a happy Victorian upbringing - swy Christmases, holidays in Cornwall, schooldays - aided by family photographs and other illustrations.

The books listed in the Peresphone Books catalog have been calling me.

As with the other Persephone’s I’ve read, I was not disappointed. Molly’s reflection on the experience reveals that their family’s piety was not the motive, but rather the services were cultural events that all of them enjoyed.

Hughes's stated purpose in these books is "to show that Victorian children . Molly was camera-shy and the three pictures of her in the book are the only ones traced by the authors.

Hughes's stated purpose in these books is "to show that Victorian children did not have such a dull time as is usually supposed. Her books are a valuable source on women's education and women's work in the late Victorian period; in particular, A London Girl of the 1880s provides an unparalleled portrait of life in a Victorian women's college. Her son Arthur remained a lifelong friend of the young Gray family, Joan and Jack, who had been photographed on the wreckage of the airship.