Hidden Killers

July 2017

Of the Edwardian Home

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Asbestos socks and radioactive toothpaste: just two of the perilous products used by our oblivious ancestors in the early 1900s. Discover just how hazardous Edwardian life was here.

June 27, 2016

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Why were simple tasks like taking a bath or drinking milk in the 19th century so risky? Suzannah Lipscomb reveals all about the major hazards in the Victorian home.

Of the Victorian Home

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What potentially fatal horrors lurked in the typical Victorian house? Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the lethal products and gadgets that made 19th century homes veritable death traps.
February 2017
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September 1, 2015

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While the Victorians confronted the challenges of ruling an empire, perhaps the most dangerous environment they faced was in their own homes. Householders lapped up the latest products, gadgets and conveniences, but in an era with no health and safety standards they were unwittingly turning their homes into hazardous death...
June 2016
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June 9, 2016

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Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the killers that lurked in every room of the Edwardian home.
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June 8, 2016

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Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the killers that lurked in every room of the Victorian home.
May 2016
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May 25, 2016

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Dr Suzannah Lipscomb explores the time when British people embraced modern design for the first time after years of austerity and self-denial. The look and feel of the postwar 1950s home - a 'modern' world of moulded plywood furniture, fibreglass, plastics and polyester - had its roots in the innovative materials discovere...
September 2015
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September 8, 2015

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Dr Suzannah Lipscomb takes us back to Tudor times in search of the household killers of the era.
July 2013

Of the Victorian Home

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Revealing the lethal products that lurked in every room of the Victorian home.
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