Posts Tagged: 19th century

Amateur Surgeon or Dutiful Citizen? The First Aid Movement in the Nineteenth Century

By Sally Frampton ‘We have already with us the prescribing chemist, the herbalist, the bone-setter, the ‘electro-cure’ humbug…but now it seems that we are to go a step further and to be introduced to the policeman who, having attended a

Amateur Surgeon or Dutiful Citizen? The First Aid Movement in the Nineteenth Century

By Sally Frampton ‘We have already with us the prescribing chemist, the herbalist, the bone-setter, the ‘electro-cure’ humbug…but now it seems that we are to go a step further and to be introduced to the policeman who, having attended a

Locating Convalescence in Victorian England

By Eli Anders Imagine the process of recovering from an illness or surgery. Certain activities probably come to mind: plenty of rest, taking time off work, eating nourishing food, perhaps binge-watching a television series on Netflix. Just as important, you

Locating Convalescence in Victorian England

By Eli Anders Imagine the process of recovering from an illness or surgery. Certain activities probably come to mind: plenty of rest, taking time off work, eating nourishing food, perhaps binge-watching a television series on Netflix. Just as important, you

A Scientific Guide to Seeing Fairies. A fragment.

By Franziska Kohlt And it is only when “in fairy-fiction drest” that Romance gives admission to “truths severe.” Edward Bulwer-Lytton, A Strange Story On a hot July day in 1872, Lewis Carroll, together with his friend the Pre-Raphaelite painter and

A Scientific Guide to Seeing Fairies. A fragment.

By Franziska Kohlt And it is only when “in fairy-fiction drest” that Romance gives admission to “truths severe.” Edward Bulwer-Lytton, A Strange Story On a hot July day in 1872, Lewis Carroll, together with his friend the Pre-Raphaelite painter and