Victorian era beard styles

Victorian Hairstyles for Men, eHow

Grant Faint/Photodisc/Getty ImagesThe Victorian age, an era spanning the reign of Queen Victoria in the mid to late 1800s, was a time of huge progression in technology, the arts and other cultural and scientific sectors. The vast advancement of civilization and wealth enjoyed during this period defined the popular styles of the day. Men hairstyles were largely dictated my societal expectations and the need to present an impeccably groomed front in a time of evolving social classes. Neatly trimmed looks were popular, sideburns were worn long, and side parted -- slightly slicked hair was de rigueur, or required according to fashion etiquette.Short HairNeatly trimmed cuts that would not look...

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The great Victorian beard craze - BBC News

This site is optimised for modern web browsers, and does not fully support your version of Internet ExplorerNews navigation Sections The great Victorian beard crazeImage caption Wilkie Collins, Charles Darwin and William Holman HuntThe beard fashion of the past 10 years on both sides of the Atlantic mirrors an earlier facial hair craze, which started during the Crimean War, lasted for three decades, and was only entirely stamped out with the invention of the disposable razor in the early 1900s, writes Lucinda Hawksley.In the mid-19th Century, men throughout North America and Europe began doing something most had never done before. They abandoned their barbers, left patented safety razors...

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The Kissed Mouth: The Wonder of Victorian Beards

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 The Wonder of Victorian Beards I posted this picture on Facebook last week, to much excitement...Ladies swooned and I wondered exactly why. As I'm sure you know, we are currently in the throws of 'Movember', the month when gentlemen grow their facial hair in order to raise money for gentlemen's cancers (details can be found here ). Mr Walker took part in this very worthwhile event last year and turned from my babyfaced, toyboy of a husband into Charles Darwin over the course of a month. Really, it was both alluring and deeply disturbing, in equal measure.There is something very Victorian about that amount of beardy goodness, and I thought I would give a overview...

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The great Victorian beard craze - BBC News

This site is optimised for modern web browsers, and does not fully support your version of Internet ExplorerNews navigation Sections The great Victorian beard crazeImage caption Wilkie Collins, Charles Darwin and William Holman HuntThe beard fashion of the past 10 years on both sides of the Atlantic mirrors an earlier facial hair craze, which started during the Crimean War, lasted for three decades, and was only entirely stamped out with the invention of the disposable razor in the early 1900s, writes Lucinda Hawksley.In the mid-19th Century, men throughout North America and Europe began doing something most had never done before. They abandoned their barbers, left patented safety razors...

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Victorian Era Beards Growing

Styles and fashions which people follow differ from one period to the other. Men and women follow different styles. These people do not follow style only for their garments. They also follow the style and fashion in other accessories as well. Other than this, they kept on experimenting with their look.Lots of people are interested to learn about the kind of looks those people had during that period. Victorian era beards are an interesting topic especially for the men. The style of keeping facial hair came up in the Victorian period. Men were usually clean shaven prior to the Victorian period. Beards were of different kinds during this period. The fashion of whiskers came up in this period....

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6. History Painting and Idealization of Character

ContentsCreditsChapter 6 of the author's George Eliot and the Visual Arts, which Yale University Press published in 1979. It has been included in the Victorian web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.DirectionsNumbers in brackets indicate page breaks in the print edition and thus allow users of VW to cite or locate the original page numbers.Where possible, bibliographical information appears in the form of in-text citations, which refer to the bibliography at the end of each document.Superscript numbers link only to documents containing substantial bibliographical information, the numbers do not form a complete sequence.Non-bibliographic notes appears as...

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56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using, Mental Floss

In 1909, writing under the pseudonym James Redding Ware, British writer Andrew Forrester published Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase. "Thousands of words and phrases in existence in 1870 have drifted away, or changed their forms, or been absorbed, while as many have been added or are being added," he writes in the book's introduction. "‘Passing English’ ripples from countless sources, forming a river of new language which has its tide and its ebb, while its current brings down new ideas and carries away those that have dribbled out of fashion." Forrester chronicles many hilarious and delightful words in Passing English, we don't know...

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The History of Victorian Era Men s Clothing

BackgroundThe Victorian Era is defined as the period of Queen Victoria's reign in Great Britain from 1837 to 1901. According to Gentleman's Emporium, clothing, dress and personal grooming in the Victorian Era were significantly more formal than they are today. With the exceptions of workmen performing hard labor, men were expected to wear a coat, hat and vest at all times in public. Anything less would have been considered inappropriate and run counter to societal values.Basic ElementsAccording to Gentleman's Emporium, one of the most basic elements of the Victorian man's wardrobe was the waistcoat or vest. This piece was considered to be the axis of the man's ensemble. Vests could be...

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Some Things about Victorian Beard Styles, Popular Beard Styles

Have you ever seen Victorian beard styles? This beard style seems to be strange to apply for men recently. It is because it was happening for years ago. When you take an old beard style, it absolutely does not look good for improving the physical appearance of men. What is actually Victorian beard style? This style was coming from in Victorian era in which there are many scientists adopting this beard style. Here are two important things about this beard style.Offering Old LookEverything in the old period especially Victorian era must have a classical impression. It also happens to the Victorian beard styles. These styles were very popular in the past era. When you take this beard style, it...

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Beards: Historical Presentation - Word Information

Beards, Past and PresentThe beard, in modern usage, refers to the hair grown on a man's face (chin and cheek), while "mustache" or "moustache" refers to the hair on the upper lip.The bearded races of mankind have commonly held the beard in high honor. It is the sign of full manhood, the very young male or the eunuch is beardless, and the bearded woman was considered to be witch. Adam, the primal man, and the God and prophets of many faiths have been traditionally pictured with beards, as were kings and nobles and dignitaries.Beards have assumed all shapes and lengths, some being cultivated to lengths exceeding a man's height while Islamic people still hold the beard in high esteem.Egyptian-...

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