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A Victorian-era lachrymosa, also called lachrymatory, tear catchers, or tear vials. Sometimes worn on a necklace, sometimes merely held, they were used the gather the tears wept by mourners at funerals. One type of lachrymosa had a special top which allowed the tears to evaporate (signifying the time to stop mourning), others had a sealed top to allow the tears to last for a year, at which point they would be poured on the grave of the person whom the tears were wept for.

A Victorian-era lachrymosa, also called lachrymatory, tear catchers, or tear vials. What a beautiful and poetic object.

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Adultery in the Victorian Period

The corsets are actually stemmed from the victorian era. At that time, women wanted to have a curvy figure, so the corsets were used .

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