adjective The period when Queen Victoria ruled Great Britain and its colonies (1837 to 1901). Victorian styles vary but are generally characterized by a revival of Classical and (especially) Gothic styles; bold patterns; bright colors; elaborate decoration; and an ideological approach to art and architecture.

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Go Historic ID
430
Dates
1837-1901

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Topic ID
430
Title
Victorian
Date Added
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 11, 2022
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