Scarth Family Case Study: Jonathan Scarth the Younger (1704-1745)

Scarth Family Case Study: Jonathan Scarth the Younger (1704-1745)

Jonathan Scarth the Younger (1704-1745)    Jonathan Scarth the younger was born at his parents’ house in George Yard on Tower Hill on 31 May…

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Scarth Family Case Study: Jonathan Scarth the Elder (1668-1743)

Scarth Family Case Study: Jonathan Scarth the Elder (1668-1743)

Jonathan Scarth the Elder (1668–1743)   Jonathan Scarth was born into a Whitby, Yorkshire, family of Quaker merchants and mariners. He married Ann Warren (1670–1746)…

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Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: Concluding Remarks: Afterlife

Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: Concluding Remarks: Afterlife

Concluding Remarks: Afterlife Chinese wallpaper illustrates the myriad ways in which East India Company trade, employment and politics pervaded British social and cultural life, shaping…

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Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: The Importance of Gifts

Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: The Importance of Gifts

The Importance of Gifts   There was another route which Chinese wallpaper took from the workshops of Canton to the country houses of Britain. The…

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Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: The Russells and their Chinese Wallpaper

Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: The Russells and their Chinese Wallpaper

The Russells and their Chinese Wallpaper The associations of the Russells and the East India Company cover six generations from the 1st to the 6th…

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Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: East India Company Family Connections

Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: East India Company Family Connections

East India Company Family Connections There are many examples of Chinese wallpaper in the British country house. The on-going National Trust Chinese Wallpaper Project has…

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Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: An Elusive Object

Chinese Wallpaper Case Study: An Elusive Object

An Elusive Object At all stages of its existence Chinese wallpaper has proved elusive.  Although the Chinese pioneered the making of paper, c.105 AD they…

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Chinese Wallpaper Case Study

Chinese Wallpaper Case Study

Chinese Wallpaper: An Elusive Element in the British Country House By Helen Clifford Many experts consider Chinese wallpaper to be a defining feature of the…

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