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2nd June 1756. 'Suffer Little Children...'

Wealthy Sea Captain, Thomas Coram, was so concerned to help children abandoned and dying in the streets of 18th century London, that he was moved to set up his own Foundling Hospital. 538 more words

June

The Bathing Habits of Queen Caroline

Today we welcome another guest to All Things Georgian, the lovely writer Laura Purcell  (http://laurapurcell.com/), author of Queen of Bedlam. Laura has another book due to be released on the 4th August 2015 which is the… 832 more words

OUR GUESTS

Coins–New Additions

It’s been a while since I blogged last, been hella busy with work and the posts I typed up, over 1000 words each time I lost so I thought fuck it! 193 more words

Numismatist

27th April 1749.

Mr George Frederic Handel departed from Hamburg in 1705 and was responsible for restoring English music to its highly respected position after the death of Purcell in 1695. 479 more words

April

LondonLife - Georgian princesses show their skills...

The fringe loom of Queen Charlotte – wife of King George III – is among the objects on display at Kew Palace this year. Historic Royal Palaces is exploring some of the untold stories of the king’s daughters who once called the palace, which was originally built in 1631 for a Flemish merchant before it was acquired by King George II, home. 104 more words

News

AN UNUSUAL GEORGE II BUREAU BOOKCASE WITH CLOCK

The Georgian period was quite possibly a high point in terms of furniture design and production in England – cabinet-makers benefitted from a golden age, with access to a wide variety of woods and veneers, but also a growing market for luxury furnishings for houses in both the country and the town. 551 more words