Flower vase (cuvette Mahon), Manufacture de S�vres, Jean Claude Duplessis, Jacques-Philippe Le Bas, c. 1761

Flower vase (cuvette Mahon), Manufacture de S�vres, Jean Claude Duplessis, Jacques-Philippe Le Bas, c. 1761

May Day - or Jack in the green, 1795. © The Trustees of the British Museum

May Day: the tradition of the Jack-in-the-Green and chimney sweeps

May Day - or Jack in the green, 1795. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Regency board game - The New Board Game of Virtue Rewarded and Vice Punished, via 2 Nerdy History Girls

Regency board game - The New Board Game of Virtue Rewarded and Vice Punished, via 2 Nerdy History Girls

Vauxhall Gardens by Thomas Rowlandson, 1808

Vauxhall Gardens by Thomas Rowlandson, 1808

"Elinor was obliged to assist in making a whist table for the others" (Sense and Sensibility, ch 26). Pictured: whist counters, late 18th/early 19th century, porcelain, Germany.

"Elinor was obliged to assist in making a whist table for the others" (Sense and Sensibility, ch 26). Pictured: whist counters, late 18th/early 19th century, porcelain, Germany.

This woman is a Turkish figure made at Bow porcelain factory in London. She is probably a copy of an original crafted by the German manufacturer Meissen. Their artists were inspired by exotic images of the near East recorded by French visitors during the 18th century. c.1765. Ceramics and glass project digital image

This woman is a Turkish figure made at Bow porcelain factory in London. She is probably a copy of an original crafted by the German manufacturer Meissen. Their artists were inspired by exotic images of the near East recorded by French visitors during the 18th century. c.1765. Ceramics and glass project digital image

This 1821 watercolour by Robert Blemmell Schnebbelie, records celebrations held at the Drury Lane Theatre in London.

This 1821 watercolour by Robert Blemmell Schnebbelie, records celebrations held at the Drury Lane Theatre in London.

We recently told you about the miser Mary Luhorne, that we came across in the book Lives and Anecdotes of Misers. Needless to say we unearthed a few more, but unfortunately, unlike Mary, we are una…

More female misers

We recently told you about the miser Mary Luhorne, that we came across in the book Lives and Anecdotes of Misers. Needless to say we unearthed a few more, but unfortunately, unlike Mary, we are una…

On this day in 1791, a headless spectre robbed a rector! www.madamegilflurt.com/2015/09/a-headless-spectre-robs-rectory.html

On this day in 1791, a headless spectre robbed a rector! www.madamegilflurt.com/2015/09/a-headless-spectre-robs-rectory.html

Theatre Royale ~ London, England

Theatre Royale ~ London, England

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