Early Victorian

Refers to the Victorian style between 1837 and about 1850. It is characterized by a progression from earlier Regency forms to revival styles, particularly the Gothic Revival, and a growing interest in ornamentation and heavy forms.

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Early Victorian
Victorian, Early
vroeg-victoriaans Dutch
Victoriano temprano Spanish
Victoriano Spanish
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Refers to the Victorian style between 1837 and about 1850. It is characterized by a progression from earlier Regency forms to revival styles, particularly the Gothic Revival, and a growing interest in ornamentation and heavy forms.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021233. The J. Paul Getty Trust.