Robert Smith and Redcliffe Towers Case Study: Background and Training

Robert Smith and Redcliffe Towers Case Study: Background and Training

Background and Training Robert Smith’s early family life not only shaped the direction of his later career, but also the locations and houses in which…

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Robert Smith and Redcliffe Towers Case Study

Robert Smith and Redcliffe Towers Case Study

  A Fairy Palace in Devon: Redcliffe Towers, built by Colonel Robert Smith (1787-1873), Bengal Engineers By Diane James   The eccentric building Redcliffe Towers…

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Ivory furniture case study: Sale

Ivory furniture case study: Sale

Sale Throughout the late eighteenth century Warren Hastings (1732-1818) and his wife Marian (1744-1837) held an important place in Britons’ imaginings of empire. The press…

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Middleton Hall Case Study

Middleton Hall Case Study

Middleton Hall, Carmarthenshire by Lowri Ann Rees (Bangor University)   Towards the end of the 18th century (c.1789), the Middleton Hall estate in the parish…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Using the service

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Using the service

Using the service Armorial services did not simply contain dining wares. These elaborate ensembles often contained dining, decorative and tea table wares. While dining wares…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Designing the service

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Designing the service

Designing the service It was not only a question of the spaces and systems through which individuals purchased ceramics, of course, but also what they…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Acquisition

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Acquisition

Acquisition How did Francis Sykes originally acquire this service and how did those modes of acquisition mark these objects out as distinctly different from more…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: The Basildon Park Service

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: The Basildon Park Service

The Basildon Park Service This study will probe these themes by focusing on a single service, which belonged to Francis Sykes in the late eighteenth…

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sezincote case study: the cockerell family

sezincote case study: the cockerell family

The Cockerell Family Sezincote’s association with the Cockerells and the East India Company began in 1795 when Colonel John Cockerell (1752 – 1798) purchased the…

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