Victorian Popular Culture 

Victorian Popular Culture is a resource for the study of popular entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It includes four searchable sections: Spiritualism; Sensation and Magic; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; and Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments and the Advent of Cinema. The wide range of source material relating to popular entertainment in America, Britain, and Europe from 1779-1930 includes printed books, ephemera, posters, photographs, playbills, and secondary sources.