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$10 non-members, $5 members

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7/12/18
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Collecting In Victorian America: The Great Divide Of The Gilded Age Reception

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
7/12/18
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
lockwoodmathewsmansion.com/

 In the 19th century, well before the invention of the Internet, Americans used “leisure time” for a variety of pastimes, one of which was collecting. People obsessed over crazes that swept society—travel, geology, shells, and “orchidelirium,” to name a few, which were diversions from work and the grim realities of the era but also a way to expand on a newfound understanding of the world. Collecting was a serious business; and in time, improved standard of living, transportation technology, manufacturing, and the rise of consumerism enabled Americans across gender and class, to participate in the science.

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