The Willow Pattern Case Study: The Willow Pattern explained

The Willow Pattern Case Study: The Willow Pattern explained

The Willow Pattern explained Willow Pattern wares’ popularity and ubiquity in Britain meant that in their purchase, they invited consumers to engage with a particular…

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The Willow Pattern: Dunham Massey

The Willow Pattern: Dunham Massey

  The Willow Pattern: Dunham Massey By Francesca D’Antonio Please note that this case study was first published on blogs.ucl.ac.uk/eicah in June 2014. The case…

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General Duff Case Study: At home in India

General Duff Case Study: At home in India

At home in India Although Patrick made the arduous voyage between India and Britain five times, most of his adult life was spent in India….

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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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Osterley Case Study: Material Goods - Porcelain

Osterley Case Study: Material Goods – Porcelain

I find that the ship will floor forty half chests more of China ware than expected therefore request that you will order that quantity which…

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Osterley Case Study: Family Commerce

Osterley Case Study: Family Commerce

Three generations of the Child family at Osterley, much like the Taylor brothers who are illustrated left, were intimately involved in the East India Company….

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Shugborough Case Study: The Mansion House

Shugborough Case Study: The Mansion House

The most significant, and in many respects disastrous, event in Shugborough’s nineteenth-century history was the great sale of 1842, held to repay the considerable debts…

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Shugborough Case Study: China in the Eighteenth-Century British Landscape

Shugborough Case Study: China in the Eighteenth-Century British Landscape

Chinese decorative objects such as porcelain had been known in Britain long before Commodore Anson’s unhappy stay at Canton in 1743.  The Venetian painter Bellini…

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Warfield Park Case Study: Rebuilding Warfield

Warfield Park Case Study: Rebuilding Warfield

As he had no legitimate children of his own, the inheritance of his estates, including Warfield was entirely at Walsh’s behest. Although it had earlier…

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Englefield House Case Study: Material Knowledge

Englefield House Case Study: Material Knowledge

As an East India Company official in Madras, Richard Benyon understood and valued objects. The preparations he made for his final journey to England in…

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