Case Studies

Houses: Aberglasney, Aske Hall, Basildon Park, Downie Park, Carnousie, Dunham Massey, Dytchleys, Englefield House, Middleton Hall, Montreal Park, Nonsuch Park, Osterley Park and House, Redcliffe Towers, Sezincote, Shugborough Estate, Swallowfield Park, Tandridge Court, Valentines Mansion, Wanstead Estate, Warfield Park

Objects: Ivory Furniture, Chinese wallpaper, Manly Objects? Gendering Armorial Porcelain Wares, The Indian Seal of Sir Francis Sykes, The attar casket of Tipu Sultan, ‘Chinese’ staircases in north-west Wales, Caned furniture, Willow Pattern ware, Fanny Parks’ Museum, Welshpool Gold Cup

Families: Amherst, Anson, Benyon, Bond, Child, Child, Ardaseer CursetjeeDundas, Duff, FarmerFowke, Melvill, Parks, Paxton, Philipps, Raymond, Rattray, Russell, Scarth, Smith, Sykes, Walsh

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‘A Fairy Palace in Devon: Redcliffe Towers, built by Colonel Robert Smith (1787-1873), Bengal Engineers’ was written by Diane James. It was published online in July 2014.

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‘The Afterlife of Objects: Anglo-Indian Ivory Furniture’ was written by Research Fellow Kate Smith. It was published online in July 2014.

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‘An Intangible Legacy: The Scarth Family of London and Ilford’ was written by Doreen Skala. It was published online in July 2014.

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Chinese wallpaper case study written by Senior Research Fellow Helen Clifford. Published online in July 2014.

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‘Middleton Hall, Carmarthenshire’ was written by Dr Lowri Ann Rees. It was published online in June 2014.

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Aberglasney, Carmarthenshire’ was written by Dr Lowri Ann Rees. It was published in June 2014.

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‘Manly objects? Gendering armorial porcelain wares’ was written by Research Fellow Kate Smith. It was published in June 2014.

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Written by Andrew Renton, Head of Applied Art at Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, this case study examines a gold communion cup belonging to St Mary’s church, Welshpool. This case study was published online in June 2014.

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Fanny Parks Case Study written by project associate Joanna Goldsworthy. Published online in June 2014.

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The Willow Pattern: Dunham Massey’ case study was written by project associate Francesca D’Antonio and was published online in June 2014.

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Bond Family Members in the East India Company is a case study written by project associate Angela Nutting. It was published online in June 2014.

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Sezincote, Gloucestershire – featuring the Cockerell family. This case study was written by project associate Jan Sibthorpe and went live in May 2014.

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The Ships, Steam and Innovation case study explores the life and work of Ardaseer Cursetjee Wadia. Written by Blair Southerden (and Helen Clifford) the study became publically available in May 2014.

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Melvill Family Case Study written by David Williams. Published in May 2014.

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The William Gamul Farmer case study features Nonsuch Park, Surrey and is written by Penelope Farmer.

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Josiah Child and the Wanstead Estate – a case study written by Hannah Armstrong

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The Montreal Park Case Study features the Amherst family.

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Caned Furniture Case Study – written by project associate Brian Crossley

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‘Chinese’ staircases in north-west Wales, written by project associate Rachael Barnwell.

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General Patrick Duff of Carnousie, Banffshire, written by Project Associate Alistair Mutch.

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Osterley Park and House, Middlesex – Home to the Child family

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The attar casket of Tipu Sultan

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The Indian Seal of Sir Francis Sykes of Basildon Park

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Aske Hall, Yorkshire – Home of Lawrence Dundas and family

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Englefield House, Berkshire – Home to the Benyon family

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Warfield Park, Berkshire – Home to the Walsh, Fowke and Benn Walsh families

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Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire – Seat of the Earl of Lichfield

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Swallowfield Park, Berkshire – Home to the Russell family

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