High Victorian

High Victorian

The more ornate architecture and interior design work of the Victorian period, which combines a variety of stylistic sources with great freedom.
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The inspiration for the interior design was the High Victorian Gothic revival, an eclectic architectural style and movement of the mid-late 19th Century.
Lots range from High Victorian through the Arts and Crafts, Aesthetic, Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods and on into the 20th century.
* 802 Douglas: This large, beautiful house is an excellent example of the High Victorian Queen Anne style.
Visitors can experience how it feels to be magically transported through the lift by this piece of high Victorian engineering.
Lady Gaga, nominated for best pop vocal album for "Joanne" showed up in a Goth-inspired Armani gown in midnight black with a high Victorian collar, sparkling lace and a voluminous train.
Hyde and Dracula alongside popular Victorian cartoons that personify a "Fog Demon" in order to make a case for an aesthetic of the supernatural which departs from High Victorian realism.
Among a myriad of period features are the main front door and grand staircase, ornate cornicing, decorative stonework, deep skirting, polished wooden floors, open fireplaces and shuttered windows typical of the High Victorian era.
The result was that Pearson became one of the principal exponents of what historians now call high Victorian gothic, with its emphasis on mass, geometry and unbroken wall planes, strongly influenced by Continental precedents.
Scott recognizes Doyle as a skillful artist capable of working in both "High Victorian Social Realism and Fairy-Tale Romanticism" (33).
Behind the high Victorian wall is a potager with structured geometric patterns laid with neat formal stone pathways and raised beds, greenhouse and shed.

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