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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Armorial Porcelain Case Study

Armorial Porcelain Case Study

Manly objects? Gendering Armorial Porcelain Wares By Kate Smith Please note that this case study was first published on blogs.ucl.ac.uk/eicah in June 2014. It was…

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Warfield Park Case Study: A New Generation

Warfield Park Case Study: A New Generation

In 1819, when John and Margaret Benn-Walsh’s son John came of age, John Walsh’s will ensured that he inherited all the properties that John and…

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Warfield Park Case Study: A Country House of One’s Own

Warfield Park Case Study: A Country House of One’s Own

When returning to England, how did East India Company officials and their families marry the England they imagined to that they were greeted with? For…

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Englefield House Case Study: The Benyon Legacy (1796-1854)

Englefield House Case Study: The Benyon Legacy (1796-1854)

Richard Benyon the Younger died in 1796, leaving his son Richard Benyon (1770-1854) to inherit. On 27 September 1797, a year after his father’s death…

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Englefield House Case Study: Lady Margaret Clive at Englefield House (1780s)

Englefield House Case Study: Lady Margaret Clive at Englefield House (1780s)

It seems that Richard Benyon did not recommend Lady Clive, but rather that she came under recommendation from others. Nathaniel Wrighte described to Benyon how…

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