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: Conclusion

Ivory furniture case study: Conclusion

Conclusion As in the case of the Englefield case study, this study has found that ivory objects were important to EIC families. Bequeathed between generations,…

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Ivory furniture case study: Recirculation

Ivory furniture case study: Recirculation

Recirculation By studying examples of ivory furniture situated in British country houses in the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries, we can begin to understand the…

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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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Ivory Furniture Case Study: Purchase

Ivory Furniture Case Study: Purchase

Purchase Edward Harrison (1674-1732) inherited Balls Park in Hertfordshire after the death of his father Richard Harrison in 1726.[1] Prior to establishing himself at the…

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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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