Dolls and witch balls

York Castle Museum period rooms and Victorian aesthetic:

I. Reconstruction of a Victorian parlour, re-imagining the life of a middle class family residing in the York suburbs of the 19th century.york-castle-museum-dolls-room-vintageyork-castle-museum-blog-doll-headeryork-castle-museum-photography-closeupyork-castle-museum-vintage-pianoyork-castle-museum-vintage-room-photographyyork-castle-museum-vintage-room

II. 19th century Moorland Cottage: the living room of a rural cottage.york-castle-museum-photography-food-vintageyork-castle-museum-art-photography-witchball

III. 1700s Dining room bookyork-museum-1700s-dining-room-blog

IV. Victorian Street, shot from above, with a view of the Victorian hearse.victorian-street-york-museum

V. Dead end alley, with clothes hung for drying from the upper floors, and a paper warning residents about city water diseases. Right next to this, there is an old clothes’ shop.victorian-signs-york-museumvictorian-street-lamp-york-museum-alleyvictorian-clothes-shop-york-museum-blog

Stepping on the grounds of York Castle Museum is an enchanting experience, with its accurately designed period rooms, gloomy Victorian streets, fashion displays, artefacts, people dressed in authentic clothing, galleries, train simulation, projections of actors on dark cell walls telling real stories from the prison records, and so much to think about when you read the inscriptions.

3 comments

  1. gebbysmith says:

    So very spooky!

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    • Diana Marin says:

      The Victorian Parlour was quite strangely familiar. I wish one of my rooms would have some elements from their interior design and their artefacts. In fact, having a room decorated in Victorian style has always been one of my home aesthetic goals.
      Also, I recommend seeing York Castle Museum, it is one of my favourites so far! It is quite diverse and entertaining.

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      • gebbysmith says:

        I will look into the York Castle Museum. Thanks for the tip. My favorite Victorian era design model is the architecture and exterior paint colors!

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