Victorian domestic B

loan box B containing domestic Victorian objects

This box contains typical household objects from the late 19th century, including flat iron, curling tongs, candle snuffer, rushlight holder and toaster. They provide a tangible link to people's everyday lives, and can be used to compare/contrast how domestic life has changed over the last 150 years. A good starting point is as 'mystery objects', getting children to explore objects and materials, and use their critical/historical thinking skills.

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