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Mallett at London & New York – 150+ Years of Antiques & Art

Mallett at London & New York – 150+ Years of Antiques & Art

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Mallett, of London and New York started 2016 with an exhibition at their New York gallery of fine eighteenth century English furniture, clocks and decorations

Waterloo at Windsor: 1815-2015 – Honouring Supreme Sacrifice

Waterloo at Windsor: 1815-2015 – Honouring Supreme Sacrifice

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Waterloo at Windsor: 1815 – 2015 will be a new exhibition, mounted by The Royal Collection Trust. Marking the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, it will be held at Windsor Castle from the 31st January 2015 to January 2016. The ‘Waterloo Chamber’ in Windsor Castle was designed to display…

Georgian Furniture – Exotic Timbers & Classical Style

Georgian Furniture – Exotic Timbers & Classical Style

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The case of a George III regulator clock at Martyn Cook Antiques made Carolyn McDowall reflect on timbers used in the Georgian era of English furniture history

A George II Carved Mahogany Side-table Attributed to Giles Grendey courtesy Apter Fredericks, London

18C English Gentleman’s Furniture – Style Nurturing The Soul

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Eighteenth century English gentlemen believed the character of the master of a house can be judged by the manner in which it is arranged decorated and furnished

Jane Austen – Provincial Life & The Cultivation of the Mind

Jane Austen – Provincial Life & The Cultivation of the Mind

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While her only known image may seem to reveal otherwise, there was nothing really plain about Jane. Her novels belong as much to her times as do the list of battle honours won by those involved in the era’s significant war campaigns.

Sensibility and Sense

Sensibility and Sense

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The Georgian era in England began on horseback and ended in a railway carriage. As to the countryside, where the vast majority of England’s nearly six million people lived, it was mainly vast fields, sprawling common waste, wonderful woodland with bogs and moors being very treacherous places. Much of the…