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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol Charles Clark lived through the invention and solidification of the festive season as we know it today.  Queen Victoria and Prince Albert would popularize the Christmas tree in the late 1840s, while the earliest greeting cards were … Continue reading

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The Great Exhibition, 1851

Charles Clark was a great fan of innovation of any kind. He was highly excited by the Victorian fad for ballooning, writing several letters in which are detailed the visits of balloons to the Essex skies. He was delighted by … Continue reading

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