In the notes for my speculative fiction/alt history trilogy, I have plenty of details about this. A look at what can be done with Steampunk and Victoriana. Very good costume, as well 😀 By Steampunk Panda (on Facebook)

Beyond Victoriana

I have been aware of Steampunk for some time but it was not until the tail end of the summer of 2011 that I decided to take a closer look and learn more about Steampunk.  As I delved into the culture I noticed how it was very Victorian, based in the 19th century British culture.  That was understandable seeing how it was based off of many early literatures that were set in those areas.  However, the world does not revolve around one geographical location or ethnic background for that matter, and while life progresses in one location it invariably continues on elsewhere.

So for Steampunk to be only Victorian or only British I found that rather stifling and ethnocentric, which from what I had started to learn of the subculture was not what it wanted to do, but rather be an inviting and accepting one.  Perhaps it was the…

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  1. Very informative post. The pictures are fine. Thank you for good writing.

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