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Wash day every week: In the 19th and early 20th centuries, wash day was a major domestic ritual affecting the entire household, as Jayne Shrimpton explains
The colour mauve: Nick Thorne traces the Perkin family's progress from apprentice leatherworkers to top scientists
Turns of the wheel: Sharon Brookshaw explores the various revolutions in the relationship between cycling and society
Read all about it: The Illustrated Police News brought Victorians a diet of sensationalist crime, but its appeal to the working-classes was a cause of concern, says Nell Darby
Enlightened times: Harry Cunningham explores Scotland's intellectual, economic and cultural revolution from the 1700s
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on handkerchiefs

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