Why were handmade products preferred in Victorian Britain. Explain any three reasons.
Why in Victorian Britain, the upper classes preferred things produced by hand? Give four reasons.
In Victorian Britain, the upper classes preferred things produced by hand because of the following reasons
(i) Handmade products came to symbolise refinement and class. lit) Handmade products were better finished, individually produced and carefully designed.
(ii) Machine made goods were for export to the colonies.
(iii) Upper classes preferred the expensive handmade products for its exclusiveness.