he Victorian Era, 1837 to 1901, was
an exciting time of tremendous growth both in Europe and America.A mass migration from Europe brought skilled carvers, craftsmen and artisans to the United States. Industry was booming, wealth was increasing and optimism abound. Reflecting this new prosperity, homes began to be more lavishly decorated stretching the boundaries of style beyond previous borders. In a desire to incorporate the latest design trends, home decoration ventured in new directions blending styles in what came to be known as Victorian Eclecticism.

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Charles & Ellen Wolfson
357 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11217