True Politeness: The Daily Life of a Victorian Lady | Historic Huguenot Street | Art Galleries and Exhibits | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Art Galleries and Exhibits

True Politeness: The Daily Life of a Victorian Lady

When: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 31 2015

The Historic Huguenot Street Curatorial Department has developed a new exhibition which sheds light on American female culture during the Victorian Era (1837-1901). Featuring a selection of quintessential household items and artistic tools. The objects within the exhibition reflect upon the impressively high standards that Victorian women were expected to uphold, and demonstrate the daily tasks with which they would concern themselves.

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