The Victorian era
The scene depicts the extremities of the Victorian era, presenting the throne room and a workhouse.
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The colonising powers´ colours were wiped off the map by the nations fighting to regain their independence.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
Typical working-class districts with unhealthy living conditions were built at the time of the Industrial Revolution.
Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.
Darwin's legendary voyage aboard HMS Beagle played a crucial role in the development of the Theory of Evolution.
English sailing ships were among the best ships in the 17th-19th centuries.
At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials in the dynamically developing industry.
The English engineer George Stephenson’s locomotive was built for a competition of locomotives in 1829.
The centre of the Indian mausoleum complex is a white marble tomb built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife.
The intriguing history of this historic castle spans nearly a thousand years.
Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but their marriage was unfortunately an unhappy one.
Owing to the inventions in the 18th century, textile industry became one of the most important industries.