Regency Household: A Boudoir Table and an Episcopal Chair

In what sounds like the opening line of a bad joke, the November 1825 issue of Ackermann’s Repository featured the fashionable furniture combination of an Episcopal Chair and a Table for a Boudoir.  There is … Continue

Regency Advertisements: Morgan and Sanders Furniture Warehouse

Ackermann’s Repository, May 1817 The last line was, apparently, meant to distinguish themselves from their former employer and rival Thomas Butler (http://www.campaignfurniture.com/makers/morgan-sanders). What is particularly of interest, is the concept of a showroom as a … Continue

Regency Household: A Bed for a Young Lady

Published in the Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration, 1805 I would find it terrifying (and maybe a bit titillating) to have those half naked young dudes peeping down at me while … Continue

Regency Household: Mona Marble Chimney Piece

Appearing in Ackermann’s Repository in 1816, this chimney façade featured “Mona Marble”, native to the British Isles (island of Anglesey off Wales) and fashioned in the Roman style.