Regency Hot Spots: Wigley’s Royal Promenade Rooms

                      The Picture of London, for 1804, Etc The Picture of London for 1820 Wigley’s like many museums of the era, was devoted to exhibitions … Continue

Regency Pastimes: Activities for September

The Original Picture of London, Enlarged and Improved, 1826 For more on the Bartholomew Fair, check out this post.  For more on Drury Lane Theatre, check out this post.

Regency Science and Invention: Paris and the Modern Rollercoaster

Although a wheeled roller coaster called the Switchback is said to exist as early as the 1600s in Russia, Paris is often said to be the birthplace of the modern roller coaster for its two attempts, Les … Continue