Resource 2

Perhaps the most unusual collection of primary source material in the series. The children can examine Victorian posters advertising everything from the Chinese jugglers through to the appearance of Henry Brown in his “bloomer costume”. The pack also contains Mr. Spark’s description of the Leeds Fair 1865. Finally the children are introduced to Dr. Heaton who kept a diary of his holiday to Bridlington: guidebooks, newspaper adverts and trade directories can be used to plan an exciting day out for Mrs. Heaton and the family. NC Study unit 3A: Victorian Britain E.

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