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    Georgian Britain

    To celebrate the launch of William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain, 22 March – 13 July 2014, explore a selection of Georgian objects in our collections.


    Georgian Britain

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    Ball gown, about 1820 | Victoria and Albert Museum #Fashion #Georgian

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    Great Britain, Decorative Interiors, 1824 Pelisse

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    Captain Thomas Read, 1780, Kauffman, Angelica, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Vase with Flowers (chimney board), about 1720, Oil on pine panel. Supported by the Friends of the V&A. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Charles Harvey, Reinagle, Philip, painted 1775, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Gouty chair, 1800, Mahogany with brass fittings and black horsehair upholstery. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Miss Harriet and Miss Elizabeth Binney, Smart, John, Watercolour on card. Given by Miss Joan Gwladis Trevor, a descendant of Harriet Binney. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Hair ornament from an unknown young woman by Mary Ann Knight, 1800. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Folding chair, 1780, Mahogany, with cane seat and iron fittings. Given by Mr and Mrs H. R. Marshall. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Washstand, made 1740-1770, Carved and turned mahogany. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Mary Ann Yates as Electra in Voltaire's Orestes, Cotes, Samuel, 1769, Watercolour on ivory. Purchased with funds from the Graham Robertson Gift and the R. H. Stephenson Bequest. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Exercise chair, made 1790 - 1820, Mahogany, with horsehair and leather upholstery. Bequeathed by Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons FSA. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    A young man of the Maynard family, George Romney, late 18th century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Box of shells, about 1800, Mahogany and pine box with pine trays holding cardboard and glass boxes containing shells and wire. Given in memory of Mrs Joan Griffith.

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    Tea caddy, 1780-1800, Wood with painted decoration and metal handle. Given by Thomas Sutton, Esq. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Gainsborough Dupont, Gainsborough, Thomas (RA), about 1775, Water-colour and chalk, varnished. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    An unknown young man, Ramsay, Allan, 18th century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Mrs. Garrick, Rad, Katherine (Catherine Read), about 1755, Pastel. Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    The Painter's Wife, Cotes, Francis, late 18th century, Slightly washed in Indian ink and tinted. Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Serena, Smith, John Raphael, 1782, Mezzotint on paper. Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    The Dilettanti Society, Charles Turner, early 19th century, Mezzotint on paper. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Selina Chambers, Cotes, Francis, Britain, 1764, Pastel. Transferred from the National Portrait Gallery. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    St James's Park, Soiron, François David, about 1780, Colour stipple engraving, with additional colour by hand. Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Tea caddy, Britain, made 1800-1820, Wood, painted; ivory. Given by Thomas Sutton, Esq. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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    Vase with Flowers (Chimney board), Britain, about 1710, Oil on pine. Given by Mrs Arthur Chamberlain. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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