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.