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 space not only of exhibition but also of leisure and socializing; “it is noticeable that space is provided for visitors to sit down and relax…(t)his may reflect Morgan & Sanders’ … Expand

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 I slept, but I love to think about this being the bed Cathy slept at whilst at Northanger.

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.

Regency Advertisements: John Ingram’s Furniture Warehouse

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Appearing in La Belle Assemblee in 1807, this ad for John Ingram’s furniture warehouse appeals to the upper orders. I found a later ad in 1832’s Cobbett’s Weekly Register advertising for the same warehouse, aimed at budget conscious shoppers: