1816 Block Printed Quilt Panel made to celebrate the Marriage of Princess Charlotte to Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg.
Commemorative panels were made specifically for use in larger domestic textile projects such as quilts and cushions. Manufactured throughout the first quarter of the 19th Century and were often highly cherished, with some being kept and used at a later date. The earliest panels celebrate George III’s Golden Jubilee in 1810.Continue reading →
1827 Highbury College, South West Front, London. Regency Era London Places. Follow Suzi Love … Continue reading →
1813 Picture Of London via Google Books (PD-180)
The 1813 Picture Of London includes places such as The Queen’s Palace, or, Buckingham House, The House of Lords, The Admiralty, The Guildhall, The Royal Exchange, the Horse Guards, or, War Office, The Bank Of England, The East India House, Newgate Prison, and the Westminster Bridge.Continue reading →
1839 Select Illustrated Topography Around London By William Trotter.
Bird’s Eye view of London plus views of Windsor Castle, Chelsea Fields, Epsom, Richmond,
and from the York Column. via Google Books (PD-100)
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1840 ca. Yew Games Table, English.
This Games table from circa 1840 has a rotating top veneered in burr yew which opens to reveal an oval baize playing surface with a burr yew surround.
A pull-out frieze drawer has playing surfaces for backgammon and chess.Continue reading →