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CLIP 7925

Wealthy Victorians: Emily at the Seaside (audio)

Wealthy Victorians: Emily at the Seaside (audio)
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  • Wealthy Victorians: Emily at the Seaside (audio)
  • Duration: 5:33
  • A mini-drama about the life of a girl from a wealthy family during the Victorian era. Emily is granted a rare treat – a visit to the seaside – albeit in the company of her mother and her governess, Miss Stevens. They make the journey by train, the new railway network having made such day trips possible. At the seaside Emily discovers there is a new list of the things she mustn't do – no sunbathing, no Punch and Judy, no taking her hat off. Finally, Emily is allowed to take off her boots and run down to the sea to paddle and try to enjoy herself like other children.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    Victorians: Victorian Life

  • Keywords: Victorian, steam engine, railways, promenade, bathing machines, horse drawn carriages, governess, school radio, schoolradio
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Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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