Every month there are a slew of holidays and celebrations all over the world. Some are quite esoteric and peculiar and others are fun and random. This is all well and good, but how about honoring those businesses and inventions that have been around since the glorious Victorian and Edwardian eras? So here we are eight different businesses or inventions that began in March who are still going strong about 200 years later! If you are in possession of any of these items consider yourself practically Victorian! All pictures are linked to the shopping site, unless otherwise stated.
And the big screen to boot! Every other month or so I compile a list of 19th century-inspired viewing. Ironic, since I do not even own television nor have seen a movie in theaters in almost two years. Regardless, I understand I am unusual in this respects (. . . well, in many respects, actually.–I prefer it that way. Drives my family up the wall. *insert big innocent smile here*) and the average reader likely has access to a Netflix account, a TV, or at least a desire to purchase tickets at the local cinema.