To find books on the Victorian era, try keyword searches or a subject search:
Great Britain — History — 19th century
Great Britain — History — Victoria, 1837-1901
Mourning customs -- Great Britain -- History
Material culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
These sources can be used to find periodical articles from 19th century Britain and some US sources.
These online historical newspapers are a great source of descriptive information as well as editorial and advertising photos and illustrations.