The description of this table and chair immediately bring to mind Austen’s own dealings with the Prince of Wales and her Dedication of Emma. Sycophancy was the word of the day.
Posted in Fashionable Furnishings, Uncategorized Also tagged Ackermann Repository, ackermann's repository of the art, artist, Carlton House, chair, Emma, engraving, Fashionable Furniture, james stanier clark, pencil, Prince of Wales, Rudolph Ackermann
Perhaps Jane wrote parts of her upcoming novel, Emma (1815) at a desk like this one…
Elinor sat down to her drawing-table as soon as he was out of the house, busily employed herself the whole day, neither sought nor avoided the mention of his name, appeared to interest herself almost as much as ever in the general concerns of the family; and if, by this conduct, she did not [...]
Mary Crawford's card game of choice…
In an age of literacy, the type-founder held one of the most important jobs in publishing.
From the House Servant’s Directory
Posted in Advice Also tagged make, poultry, tables
Miscellaneous Observations, Compiled for the use of House Servants
Advice to Gentlemen regarding Female Qualifications for Marriage
Casual Regency Entertaining