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The Enlightenment Room - Interesting Victorian history and advice
Steampunk refers to retro-technology (a technology possibly powered through steam) such as analogue computers set in a fantastical alternate history of the 19th century.
There is nothing wrong with making your Victorian home more suitable for modern living, such as adding an air conditioning system, removing lead paint but don’t go overboard. You still want to keep the Victorian essence of your home.
Here is a story of a miserable Victorian living room invigorated through traditional décor and restoration of period features. A customer of ours, Mrs E Page, Linslade Beds tells the story of her restored Victorian dining room.