ShortHand: Lethal Victorian Homes

RedHanded

07-11-2023 • 28 mins

Arsenic biscuits, tapeworm diets and an exploding toilet… No, these aren’t elaborate torture devices – they were all the rage in the Victorian era.

After a boom in industry allowed people to take more pride in their homes – but before they realised the dangers of, say, coating your house in poison paint – the Victorian home was a deathtrap. Here’s the ShortHand.

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