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Rare Textiles from Hampton Court Palace at Auction

Rare and exquisite textiles spanning more than 350 years and kept formerly at Hampton Court Palace are to be sold by Ewbank’s, Surrey’s premier auctioneers of fine art and antiques. The collection of hundreds of examples of embroidery, lace and … Continue reading

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At your Convenience

We largely tend to take the lavatory for granted nowadays, but in pre-Victorian times, the average person’s daily constitutional would have likely involved varying levels of discomfort, draughts and conspicuousness in the open landscape. If one had the means, one … Continue reading

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