Our class have been reading The play of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.The time Charles Dickens lived in was The Victorian Times (1837-1901). We have been researching the Inventors of this time.
Here are some of the inventions of this time :
- Karl Benz – The first cars appeared during the Victorian times, they were invented by a German engineer Karl Benz. Karl was born on 25th November 1844 in Karlsruhe. This is now a very famous car company – MERCEDES BENZ!!!!!!!!!!
- Alexander Graham Bell – Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in1876. Where would we be if he hadn’t !!!!
- William Cooke and Charles Wheastone – Electric telegraph developed by William Cooke and Charles Wheastone
- Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in1876. Where would we be if he hadn’t !!!!
- The first photographs were taken in the 1830’s.
- Electric telegraph developed by William Cooke and Charles Wheastone.
- London Road in Nottingham became the first tarmac covered road in 1845 .
- In 1859 a national standard post box was introduced with green being used as the standard colour at first. I’ve never saw a green postbox !!!!!!!!
Our English class also went a trip to summerlee, where we learned more about Victorian Inventions. We had a great day, and some of the information on our blog has been taken from the information we learned on our trip ! We have included a photo of our day below.We hope you have enjoyed our blog.