Joan Smith: Talk of the Town

Daphne Ingleside’s visit to her Aunt Effie in London was meant to add a little spark to her placid country life. And it did–once the two women decided to write Effie’s memoirs. For Effie, a … Continue

Regency Advertisements: Crates of Earthenware

This ad appeared in La Belle Assemblee in 1807. I found a wealth of interesting 19th century objects at http://www.antiquepottery.co.uk in looking for a good earthenware picture.  Worth a perusal.  I particularly love the commemorative … Continue

Regency Culture and Society: A Woman in Want of Pockets

                        Gentle readers, you are probably already aware of the deep gender divide around pockets.  If you are not, check out this link for … Continue