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.


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Georgian Britain

  • 45 Pins

Captain Thomas Read, 1780, Kauffman, Angelica, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch.

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

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Charles Harvey, Reinagle, Philip, painted 1775, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch.

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Gouty chair, 1800, Mahogany with brass fittings and black horsehair upholstery.

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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

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An unknown young woman, Knight, Mary Ann, 1800, Watercolour on ivory. Purchased from the funds of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

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

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Washstand, made 1740-1770, Carved and turned mahogany.

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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

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

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

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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.

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

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An unknown young man, Ramsay, Allan, 18th century, Oil on canvas. Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch.

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Mrs. Garrick, Rad, Katherine (Catherine Read), about 1755, Pastel. Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe.

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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.

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Serena, Smith, John Raphael, 1782, Mezzotint on paper. Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

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The Dilettanti Society, Charles Turner, early 19th century, Mezzotint on paper.

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Selina Chambers, Cotes, Francis, Britain, 1764, Pastel. Transferred from the National Portrait Gallery.

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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

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Tea caddy, Britain, made 1800-1820, Wood, painted; ivory. Given by Thomas Sutton, Esq

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

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Tea caddy, 1780-1800, Sycamore wood, painted, with glued paper; silvered metal hinges. Given by Thomas Sutton, Esq.

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Mrs Everard, painted by Allan Ramsay, Oil on canvas, late 18th century. Given by William Freeman

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