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Ball gown

ball gown ca. 1820 via The Victoria & Albert Museum “Women saved their most elaborate dresses for special occasions such as balls. Lavish gowns embellished with gold thread or sparkling beads.

An unknown young man, Ramsay, Allan, 18th century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch. l Victoria and Albert Museum

An unknown young man

An unknown young man, Ramsay, Allan, century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. l Victoria and Albert Museum - What an interesting face!

Miss Harriet and Miss Elizabeth Binney, Smart, John, Watercolour on card. Given by Miss Joan Gwladis Trevor, a descendant of Harriet Binney. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Miss Harriet and Miss Elizabeth Binney

Miss Harriet and Miss Elizabeth Binney Object: Portrait miniature Place of origin: Great Britain, United Kingdom (painted) Date: 1806 (painted) Artist/Maker: John Smart, born 1742 - died 1811 (artist)

Gouty chair, 1800, Mahogany with brass fittings and black horsehair upholstery. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Gouty chair

~ Gouty or Invalid Chair made of Mahogany with Brass Fittings & Black Horsehair Upholstery . Victoria and Albert Museum .

Box of shells, about 1800, Mahogany and pine box with pine trays holding cardboard and glass boxes containing shells and wire. Given in memory of Mrs Joan Griffith.

Box of shells

Box of shells, about Mahogany and pine box with pine trays holding cardboard and glass boxes containing shells and wire. Given in memory of Mrs Joan Griffith.

A young man of the Maynard family, George Romney, late 18th century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch. l Victoria and Albert Museum

A young man of the Maynard family

A young man of the Maynard family, George Romney, late century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Exercise chair, made 1790 - 1820, Mahogany, with horsehair and leather upholstery. Bequeathed by Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons FSA. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Exercise chair

Late century mahogany exercising chair with openwork back and deep leather-covered sprung seat; known as a "Chamber Horse"

Mrs. Garrick, Rad, Katherine (Catherine Read), about 1755, Pastel. Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Mrs. Garrick

Katherine Rad (Catherine Read), Portrait of Mrs. Garrick, about Pastel

Tea caddy, 1780-1800, Wood with painted decoration and metal handle. Given by Thomas Sutton, Esq. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Tea caddy

"Tea caddy, Wood with painted decoration and metal handle. Given by Thomas Sutton, Esq." I imagine, such a tea caddy could have been used by Jane Austen.

Serena, Smith, John Raphael, 1782, Mezzotint on paper. Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Serena

Serena, Smith, John Raphael, Mezzotint on paper. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Cream-coloured earthenware teapot and stand by John and Edward Baddeley, ca. 1805. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Teapot and stand

Teapot and stand Shelton, United Kingdom (made) ca. 1805 Artist/Maker: John and Edward Baddeley Artist Maker Cream-coloured earthenware, painted in enamel and gilt

Captain Thomas Read, 1780, Kauffman, Angelica, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Captain Thomas Read

Captain Thomas Read by Kauffman, Angelica 1780 "This painting portrayed Captain Thomas Read the twin brother of Sir John Read, Bart. of Skipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire.

Folding chair, 1780, Mahogany, with cane seat and iron fittings. Given by Mr and Mrs H. R. Marshall. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Folding chair

Folding chair, Mahogany, with cane seat and iron fittings. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Rolled paperwork, embroidery and wood tea canister by Mary Skeet, United Kingdom, 1815-1820. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Tea canister

Rolled paperwork, embroidery and wood tea canister by Mary Skeet, United Kingdom, l Victoria and Albert Museum

The Dilettanti Society, Charles Turner, early 19th century, Mezzotint on paper. l Victoria and Albert Museum

The Dilettanti Society

The Dilettanti Society, Charles Turner, early century, Mezzotint on paper. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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