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Top Ten Victorian Inventions

08 – Easter Eggs
08 – Easter Eggs

08 – Easter eggs Easter eggs The exchanging of patterned, painted eggs at Easter time has been around for thousands of years, but we have the Victorians to thank for the existence of chocolate Easter eggs.

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07 – X-Rays
07 – X-Rays

Queen Victoria, who reigned over Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until 1901, gave her name to the Victorian era. This was a period of great industrial revolution, and as a result the Victorians invented a huge range of new items. Everything from Coca Cola (made from real cocaine) to Christmas presents came from the Victorians.

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06 – Train
06 – Train

Queen Victoria, who reigned over Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until 1901, gave her name to the Victorian era. This was a period of great industrial revolution, and as a result the Victorians invented a huge range of new items. Everything from Coca Cola (made from real cocaine) to Christmas presents came from the Victorians.

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05 – Vacuum Cleaner
05 – Vacuum Cleaner

10 Most Handy Victorian Inventions that we can’t Live Without. Nicola. December 28, 2014. Facts. 2. Queen Victoria, who reigned over Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until 1901, gave her name to the Victorian era. This was a period of great industrial revolution, and as a result the Victorians invented a huge range of new items. Everything from Coca Cola (made from real cocaine ...

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04 – Camera
04 – Camera

Queen Victoria, who reigned over Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until 1901, gave her name to the Victorian era. This was a period of great industrial revolution, and as a result the Victorians invented a huge range of new items. Everything from Coca Cola (made from real cocaine) to Christmas presents came from the Victorians.

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03 – Light Bulbs
03 – Light Bulbs

Invention of the penny-farthing bicycle. by British engineer, James Starley. The huge front wheel was almost six feet from top to bottom. and the seat was above the wheel.

02 – Flushing Toilet
02 – Flushing Toilet

The flushing power of a toilet comes from different factors. The number of gallons per flush used, flush rate or gallons per minute, the size of flush valve, the design of the rim and its holes,and the design of the bottom of the bowl.

01 – Telephone
01 – Telephone

Victorian inventions: the telephone ... Victorian children working in coalmines ... Podcasts of the 13 episodes in this series begin on 01/05/2018.

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