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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Ivory Furniture Case Study

Ivory Furniture Case Study

The Afterlife of Objects: Anglo-Indian Ivory Furniture in Britain By Kate Smith The term ‘ivory’ describes the teeth or tusks of elephants and other mammals,…

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Englefield House Case Study: Inheriting India

Englefield House Case Study: Inheriting India

Like Richard, Mary Benyon used objects to affirm familial ties and express affection across time and space. Before she died in 1776, she was keen…

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Englefield House, Berkshire

Englefield House, Berkshire

 Englefield House, Berkshire Processes and Practices by Kate Smith The eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century history of Englefield House, particularly its connections with the East India…

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