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
Shows by the Royal Collection Trust are to coin a Georgian phrase a great gaze and in 2014 go from costume to comic art, poets, photographs & people to painting
English Georgian era (1714 – 1830) from monarchs to middling people and music of Mozart was a great gaze that began on horseback and ended in a railway carriage
Humphry Repton coined the phrase ‘the rage for simplicity’ because he was in revolt against it, championing profusion, seeking the pleasure abundance can bring
Actor David Garrick (1717-1779) had a great success as Richard III in 1741 and keen crowds flocked to an unfashionable East End playhouse at Goodman’s Fields to see him.
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…