Copyright 2010 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved ~~ in addition to admiring and using Asian, Italianate and other ornate designs in their houses and on 'objets d'art', Victorians also idealized and craved romance. In an era marked by extremes of poverty, child prostitution, workhouses and misery among both country and city poor, the privileged managed to compartmentalize and elevate romance into one of the jewels of their culture.
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