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 Bookcase

With a Gothic style perfect for the Season, this bookcase is contemplative as well as beautiful and can be multi-functional.  I love the side view detail of the figurine at the top. Appeared in October 1825 Ackermann’s Repository.

Regency Household: A Small Bed

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Appearing in the September 1816 Ackermann’s Repository, this “small bed” features a glorious shade of blue intended for the elegant apartments of a young lady of fashion. I have never thought furniture was considered a “national” asset, but I stand corrected!