In a House Divided, 1850-1890
Teachers Exhibit Displays from the Illinois State Museum
Victorian Living Room This display includes many objects from the Victorian home that represent various styles in the decorative arts of the era. They would have been displayed in "public spaces," such as the parlor, and reflected the social status of their owner.
Kitchen circa 1880 This display includes objects that were used in "private spaces" and "working spaces," such as bedrooms and kitchens.

A QTVR panorama of these exhibits at the Illinois State Museum is available.


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