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This book examines innovations in manufacturing methods, changing tastes and fashion trends in Georgian Britain from tableware to wallpaper and from ceramics to clothing.
Georgians Revealed - Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain, published by the British Library, is one of the most interesting books I've ever read. It looks at the period between 1714 and 1830 when four Georges sat on the British throne.
Georgians Revealed, an exhibition at the British Library, shows life as it really was in Georgian times.
The summer exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, is entitled The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760.
In the Georgian era over 1000 babies were abandoned every year. Find out what the Foundling Hospital did to help these children.
Because of rising travel costs and heightened security more of us are taking 'daycations'. A one-day break exploring National Trust properties in and around London can sometimes be more refreshing than a two-week holiday.
Stowe House in Buckinghamshire, with its beautiful Georgian architecture and neo-classical interiors, is being restored to its former glory.
Court and Craft: A Masterpiece from northern Iraq presents new research findings into the little-known Courtauld bag, an absolutely magnificent inlaid metalwork bag dating from about AD1300.
The English writer Daphne Du Maurier was renowned for her contributions to a number of diverse literary genres including short stories, novels, biographies, autobiographies and travel books. The author, who became Lady Browning, was born in London on 13th May 1907. Du Maurier was the third daughter of acclaimed actress Muriel Beaumont and actor/writer Gerald Du Maurier, creator of the somewhat notorious hypnotist Svengali.
The story of British packaging and brands, including Oxo, Fry's, Perrier, MacKintosh's and many other well-loved brands, is told by Robert Opie in a museum dedicated to mass-consumerism.
Celebrating her 90th birthday in 2016, Queen Elizabeth II's diary is as full as ever! Will she retire or refire?