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A master parson with a good living

In a richly decorated and carpeted interior, an obese clergyman with his equally large, bespectacled wife sit at a dining table with their three children; on the back wall hangs a portrait of the clergyman. He raises a wineglass to his lips as a servant...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Sep 2021

Evening, or, The man of feeling

Three men sit by a supper-table, a grandfather-clock behind them points to XI. The man on the left is having his jack-boots pulled off by a small boy; the boy stands astride his right leg pulling hard, his back to the man, who is scowling and pushes his...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 11 Jun 2021

Pegs and 'Tails. Buckets of a different kind.

More Info & Images Here: https://pegsandtails.wordpress.com/2015/03/17/buckets-begorrah/
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 16 Mar 2015

How to Picnic, 1876

I seem to have forgotten something. The potato salad?Édouard Manet, Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe, 1862-3"Invitations for a picnic should be sent out about ten days before the time named, or at least long enough to fill up any vacancies caused by refusals....
From: Ask the Past on 16 Jul 2014

The hungry epicure disappointed

A man with a queue wig and wearing spectacles (right) sits expectantly at a small round tea table set for two; his hands on the table clutch his knife and fork, his napkin tied around his neck like a bib. He leans forward as he eyes the food approach...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 30 Jan 2014

A Shakespearean Christmas with Traditional Minced Meat Pies!

This blog was baked and frosted by Nic Fulcher, Interpretation Projects Manager and inspired by Hilary Spurling’s edition of Lady Elinor Fettiplace’s Receipt Book in the collection of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Elinor (1570-1647) was...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 20 Dec 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 74, a Knife & Fork Set

Today’s 100 objects blog is by Victoria Jackson who is a doctoral researcher from the History Department at the University of Birmingham. Victoria is looking at a Knife and Fork set from the collections of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. A late 16th/early...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 18 Apr 2013