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 →
1804 Views of Modern London By Richard Phillips. Spectacular Regency London via Google Books (PD-180)Continue reading →
A Regency Era Christmas time tradition.Continue reading →
The custom was started in the UK in 1843 by Sir Henry Cole. He was a civil servant who wanted ordinary people to become more interested in the new ‘Public Post Office’.
With his artist friend John Horsley, they designed the first card and sold them for 1 shilling each.Continue reading →
History of Christmases Past is Book 1 in the non-fiction Historical Events collection and is a companion book to Easter in Images.
This book focuses on the history, customs, and traditions celebrated around the world for these important religious holidays.
A collection of historical information about the traditions of Christmas through the centuries, including the religious aspects, decorations, games, food and plays.Continue reading →
1800s Decorating A Household Room Regency History. Wallpapers, borders, and friezes used to decorate a room in an early 1800s household.Continue reading →
1812-1814 ca. Peignoir, or Wrap Around Gown. Wrap-over gown made of Indian ikat, with round, slightly raised collar, adorned with gathered trimmings and narrow shoulder frills. Excessively long sleeves with wristbands.Continue reading →