VICTORIAN TIMES  <ul><li>Good and evil… </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific discoveries… </li></ul><ul><li>Technological developm...
Queen Victoria <ul><li>1837-1901 </li></ul>
 
Prince Albert  <ul><li>She married her cousin </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Albert 1840.  </li></ul><ul><li>Albert died in 1861...
The British Empire at its highest
The Industrial Revolution <ul><li>Steam-powered engines… </li></ul><ul><li>Factories… </li></ul><ul><li>The train… </li></...
 
 
The Great Exhibition of 1851 in Hyde Park (London)
Wealth, art and beauty: monuments and museums in Victorian England
 
 
 
 
Great English and Irish writers <ul><li>Charles Dickens </li></ul><ul><li>Oscar Wilde </li></ul><ul><li>George Eliot (Mary...
<ul><li>Bram Stoker </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Louis Stevenson </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Hardy </li></ul><ul><li>Lewis Carrol...
Great artists <ul><li>John William Waterhouse </li></ul>
<ul><li>Dante Gabriel Rosetti </li></ul>
William Turner
 
Scientific and medical advances <ul><li>Vaccinations against smallpox </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery of aneasthesia </li></ul...
 
The Irish Famine (1845-1850)
Social classes and life conditions <ul><li>Aristocracy and owners of the land </li></ul><ul><li>Factory owners </li></ul><...
 
Learning conditions <ul><li>Public schools </li></ul><ul><li>Ragged schools </li></ul>
Working conditions
Housing conditions
 
 
Women condition <ul><li>The “angel” of the house… the weak, fragile lady… </li></ul>
<ul><li>The poor and destitute women: the servants, the factory workers, the mine workers, the peasants, the prostitutes, ...
Women advances <ul><li>Elizabeth Garret, </li></ul><ul><li>first woman doctor in England </li></ul>
The Lond School of Medicine for women
The Suffrage movement
 
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  1. 1. VICTORIAN TIMES <ul><li>Good and evil… </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific discoveries… </li></ul><ul><li>Technological development… </li></ul><ul><li>Mystery… </li></ul><ul><li>Power… </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty… </li></ul><ul><li>Hipocrisy… </li></ul><ul><li>A traditional society full of contrasts and contradictions… </li></ul>
  2. 2. Queen Victoria <ul><li>1837-1901 </li></ul>
  3. 4. Prince Albert <ul><li>She married her cousin </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Albert 1840. </li></ul><ul><li>Albert died in 1861. </li></ul><ul><li>They had nine children. </li></ul>
  4. 5. The British Empire at its highest
  5. 6. The Industrial Revolution <ul><li>Steam-powered engines… </li></ul><ul><li>Factories… </li></ul><ul><li>The train… </li></ul><ul><li>Growth of cities… </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of universities in different towns… </li></ul>
  6. 9. The Great Exhibition of 1851 in Hyde Park (London)
  7. 10. Wealth, art and beauty: monuments and museums in Victorian England
  8. 15. Great English and Irish writers <ul><li>Charles Dickens </li></ul><ul><li>Oscar Wilde </li></ul><ul><li>George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Gaskell </li></ul><ul><li>Charlotte Brontë </li></ul><ul><li>Emily Brontë </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Brontë </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Arthur Conan Doyle </li></ul>
  9. 16. <ul><li>Bram Stoker </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Louis Stevenson </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Hardy </li></ul><ul><li>Lewis Carroll </li></ul>
  10. 17. Great artists <ul><li>John William Waterhouse </li></ul>
  11. 18. <ul><li>Dante Gabriel Rosetti </li></ul>
  12. 19. William Turner
  13. 21. Scientific and medical advances <ul><li>Vaccinations against smallpox </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery of aneasthesia </li></ul><ul><li>Advances in surgery </li></ul><ul><li>New hospitals and modern nursing (improved by women such as Florence Nightingale) </li></ul>
  14. 23. The Irish Famine (1845-1850)
  15. 24. Social classes and life conditions <ul><li>Aristocracy and owners of the land </li></ul><ul><li>Factory owners </li></ul><ul><li>The peasants, servants and factory workers </li></ul><ul><li>The Workhouse </li></ul>
  16. 26. Learning conditions <ul><li>Public schools </li></ul><ul><li>Ragged schools </li></ul>
  17. 27. Working conditions
  18. 28. Housing conditions
  19. 31. Women condition <ul><li>The “angel” of the house… the weak, fragile lady… </li></ul>
  20. 32. <ul><li>The poor and destitute women: the servants, the factory workers, the mine workers, the peasants, the prostitutes, the “mad” women… </li></ul>
  21. 33. Women advances <ul><li>Elizabeth Garret, </li></ul><ul><li>first woman doctor in England </li></ul>
  22. 34. The Lond School of Medicine for women
  23. 35. The Suffrage movement

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