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Video transcript

Video transcript

Rebecca: Hello, I’m Rebecca.
Jatinda: And I’m Jatinda. We’re going to help you learn about Victorian times by showing you how to work like a historian.
Rebecca: Historians ask questions about the past and answer them by looking carefully at the things that survive from the time they are studying. We call these things ‘historical sources’. They can be objects, documents or pictures.
Jatinda: You’re going to work like a historian using sources to answer questions about the time that Victoria was Queen of England. You will investigate a wide range of sources to find clues about how Victorian people lived and saw the world. These sources will include objects, such as toys, furniture and clothes, documents, like letters, newspaper articles, advertisements and reports, and pictures, including paintings, drawings and photographs.
Rebecca: Let’s start with this photograph. When you’re ready click next.