Timeline for 1857
19th century | 1850s

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In 1857, the five-year-old Victoria Waterfield was photographed by Charles Dodgson, the author of Alice in Wonderland, who was better known by his pseudonym "Lewis Carroll" in later years. (PROSE: Downtime)

Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke were sent by the Star Chamber to the Mountains of the Moon under the guise of searching for the source of the Nile. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

In India, the sepoys began the Indian Mutiny due to their belief that their gun cartridges were being coated in pork or beef fat. Upon its conclusion, the British East India Company was abolished and the Indian Civil Service founded. (PROSE: All-Consuming Fire)

On 22 July, Lucy Addison was chastised by her local preacher in Los Angeles town for her godless ways. When a man named Silas Tanner attempted to rape her, she killed him by emitting blue energy from her hands and claimed to be "Ini-Ma." (PROSE: Instruments of Darkness)

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