Definitions for victorianavɪkˌtɔr iˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə, -ˌtoʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Vic•to•ri•an•avɪkˌtɔr iˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə, -ˌtoʊr-(n.pl.)

  1. art objects, furnishings, bric-a-brac, etc., of the Victorian period.

    Category: Furniture

Origin of Victoriana:

1945–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Victoriana(noun)

    collection of materials of or characteristic of the Victorian era

Wiktionary

  1. Victoriana(Noun)

    Items related to the Victorian era, especially collectibles.

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  1. Victoriana

    Victoriana refers to items or material from the Victorian period, especially those particularly evocative of the design style and outlook of the time. The word is usually used to refer to printed work or to objects such as machinery, house decoration, or furniture. Victoriana tends to reflect the tastes of the period. Examples in literature might be Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist or Sheridan Le Fanu's Carmilla, stories which strongly reflect the moral atmosphere of the time. In the case of objects, a military tailcoat, carriage clock or scrollwork on an iron gate might be considered Victoriana if they were made at the time, in the style characteristic of the Victorian age. Items such as Stevengraphs were popular collectable items during the revival of interest in Victoriana in the 1960s and 1970s.

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