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, century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. l Victoria and Albert Museum - What an interesting face!
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 or Invalid Chair made of Mahogany with Brass Fittings & Black Horsehair Upholstery . Victoria and Albert Museum .
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 century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. l Victoria and Albert Museum
Late century mahogany exercising chair with openwork back and deep leather-covered sprung seat; known as a "Chamber Horse"
Washstand, (made). Washstand of turned mahogany, English, ca.
Katherine Rad (Catherine Read), Portrait of Mrs. Garrick, about Pastel
"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, Mezzotint on paper. l Victoria and Albert Museum
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 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, Mahogany, with cane seat and iron fittings. l Victoria and Albert Museum
Rolled paperwork, embroidery and wood tea canister by Mary Skeet, United Kingdom, l Victoria and Albert Museum
The Dilettanti Society, Charles Turner, early century, Mezzotint on paper. l Victoria and Albert Museum