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To America's Victorian Age


Architectural History Timeline: Victorian __ Victorian architecture and the industrial revolution seem to go together.  A timeline. - From houseofantiquehardware.com - http://houseofantiquehardware.com/site/timeline/tl_victorian.html


BBC - Homes - Design - Victorian __ "Queen Victoria's reign was a time of great change in the home. Mass production meant more goods were available to buy. The newly emerging middle classes took immense pride in their homes which they saw as a reflection of status." General information. - illustrated - From BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/homes/design/period_victorian.shtml


The Era of Victorian Architecture __ "The architecture of the Victorian era was considered to be a new kind of modernism, which is why it had such instant popularity."  An overview of the history and styles of Victorian architecture. - From fredbecker.org - http://www.fredbecker.org/News%20Letter/Vict%20Arch.htm


False Front 1860-1905 __ "The style was popular in the West, after the California Gold Rush of 1849, as a way to make hastily built town buildings look more like the impressive commercial buildings of the East." You will find architectural details, photos and more. - illustrated - From oldhouseweb.com - http://www.oldhouseweb.com/stories/Detailed/10367.shtml 
Folk Victorian (1880-1910) __ You will find a gallery of click-to-enlarge examples of Folk Victorian architecture. - illustrated - From Dr. Tom Paradis - http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~twp/architecture/folkvictorian/ 


Historic Victorian Architecture in Los Angeles __ Many click-to-view examples of Victorian architecture in Los Angeles - illustrated - From you-are-here.com - http://you-are-here.com/victorian/index.html



Housing Styles: Italianate, 1850-1890 __ "Housing Styles Italianate, 1850-1890 - Brackets and wide cornices distinguish these Victorian homes" You will find architectural details, photos and more. - illustrated - From oldhouseweb.com - http://www.oldhouseweb.com/stories/Detailed/10271.shtml


India and Victorian Architecture __ Click on the single image in upper right corner to begin a slide show of Victorian architecture in India. - illustrated - From victorianweb.org - http://www.victorianweb.org/history/empire/india/architecture.html

Italianate __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italianate 

Pictures/photos of Victorian Architecture __ A nice gallery of click-to-enlarge photos of Victorian architecture including the Eiffel Tower. - illustrated - From terragalleria.com - http://www.terragalleria.com/pictures-subjects/victorian-architecture/


Queen Anne Architecture 1880 - 1900__ You will find a gallery of click-to-enlarge examples of Queen Anne architecture. - illustrated - From Dr. Tom Paradis - http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~twp/architecture/queenanne/ 

Queen Anne Architecture __ "Of all the Victorian house styles, Queen Anne is the most elaborate and the most eccentric. The style is often called romantic and feminine, yet it is the product of a most unromantic era -- the machine age." A good overview and links to additional resources. - illustrated - From About.com - http://architecture.about.com/cs/housestyles/a/queenanne.htm 



Queen Anne style __ A collection of encyclopedic articles, definitions and galleries of Queen Anne architecture. - illustrated - From answers.com - http://www.answers.com/topic/queen-anne-style

Queen Anne Style architecture __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Anne_style


Queen Anne Style Architecture __ "Of the various Victorian styles of architecture, one of the most important that continued from the 19th century into the first two decades of the 20th century was the Queen Anne."  A good look at the Characteristics of the style. - illustrated - From antiquehome.org - http://www.antiquehome.org/Architectural-Style/queen-anne.htm
Romanesque Revival Architecture (1870-1900) __ You will find a gallery of click-to-enlarge examples of Romanesque Revival architecture. - illustrated - From Dr. Tom Paradis - http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~twp/architecture/romanesque/ 

San Francisco Victorian Architecture __ Photographs and provenances of some San Francisco Victorian residences built between 1860 and 1900. - illustrated - From noehill.com - http://www.noehill.com/sf/vics/default.asp



San Francisco Victorian Homes and Mansions picture tour __ "San Francisco Victorian mansions and homes—including the fabulous mansions of Pacific Heights, the famous Victorian Cow Hollow commercial district, and Victorian houses in the Western Addition, the outer Mission and the Haight—are some of the most striking in the world."  You will find a tour in text and click-to-enlarge photos. - illustrated - From inetours.com - http://www.inetours.com/Pages/SFNbrhds/Victorian_Homes.html  

Second Empire Architecture (1860-1885) __ You will find a gallery of click-to-enlarge examples of Second Empire architecture. - illustrated - From Dr. Tom Paradis - http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~twp/architecture/secondempire/


A Short History of Victorian Era or American Architecture ... __ A good overview.  Sadly no images. - From associatedcontent.com - http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1843065/a_short_history_of_victorian_era_or.html?cat=37  

Victorian Architecture __ "The term Victorian architecture can refer to one of a number of architectural styles predominantly in the Victorian era." Learn something of many of them. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorian_architecture


Victorian Architecture __ This video about Victorian Architecture opens the door to many videos about Victorian Architecture.  No narrative but some great mudic. - Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI4eTRJEmPo  

Victorian Architecture __ "What, exactly, is a Victorian? Many people use the term to describe an architectural style. However, Victorian is not really a style but a period in history. The Victorian era dates from about 1840 to 1900. During this time, industrialization brought many innovations in architecture. There are a variety of Victorian styles, each with its own distinctive features." An excellent introduction covering a wide variety of Victorian styles. - illustrated - From About.com - http://architecture.about.com/cs/timeline/a/victorianstyles.htm


Victorian Architecture __ Dedicated to Victorian enthusiasts, articles and photos of the Victorian Era including Queen Victoria, Victorian decorating and Victorian Architecture. - illustrated - From victorianstation.com - http://www.victorianstation.com/vicarch.html 

Victorian Architecture - Great Buildings Online __ You will find click-to-view images and basic information about each. - illustrated - From Great Buildings Online - http://www.greatbuildings.com/types/styles/victorian.html 


Victorian Architecture History __ "Homes are often described as Victorian, but that isn’t actually a style – it’s a time period, during the 60-plus-year reign of England’s Queen Victoria, in which various housing styles were popularized or brought back from other times."  A history of Victorian architecture and the times. - illustrated - From ilovetoronto.com - http://ilovetoronto.com/victorian-architecture-cabbagetown/history


Victorian period art and architecture in England __ A brief overview. - From britainexpress.com - http://www.britainexpress.com/History/victorian_art_and_architecture.htm  

Victorian Planbooks __ Dozens and dozens of Victorian house and cottage plans. - illustrated - from About.com - http://architecture.about.com/cs/buildingplans/tp/victorianplans.htm 



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