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illustration Bedrooms were considerably more dreary in Victorian times. Widely considered the private inner sanctums of the house, and rarely entered by anyone other than immediate family, they were usually only sparsely decorated. And because people distrusted gas lighting as a health risk, they kept such fixtures out of the bedroom, making it a dimly lit chamber at night.

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