Tag: Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria’s Railway Carriage and Charles Dickens’ Challenge!

This is where Queen Victoria sat in her carriage- a gold plated dunny, ¬†with decor matching the carriage as a whole:   It is no wonder that Dickens and artists concerned with the “Condition of England” were disturbed at the discrepancy between such opulence and the conditions¬†that 9/10ths of the English population had to endure…