23 Feb 19
Berussa Musicart

Thomas Gainsborough – English painter Thomas Gainsborough FRSA (14 May 1727 (baptised) – 2 August 1788) was an English portrait and landscape painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. Along with his bitter rival Sir Joshua Reynolds, he is considered one of the most important British portrait artists of the second half of the 18th century. He painted […]

16 Feb 19
Mrs Steed

It was an absolute pleasure to be part of this stunning kitchen project. Thank you to our lovely client & to @kitchencraftuk for the beautiful showcase photos which include our Roman blinds & window seat..This stunning kitchen features bespoke roman blinds for the bay window & a side window which we made up in ‘Gingko’ linen, created […]

05 Feb 19
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum Blog

In 1777 the Royal Academy annual exhibition included the only sculpture of Samuel Johnson to be taken from life. The bust by Joseph Nollekens (1737-1823) has been called the finest work that the sculptor had ever produced. However, within Johnson’s circle of friends his natural pose and wigless appearance caused much debate. The Birthplace cast […]

03 Feb 19
African/ American History Channel

*Princess Sophie Charlotte was born on this date in 1744. She was the second Black Queen of England. Charlotte was the eighth child of the Prince of Mirow, Germany, Charles Louis Frederick, and his wife, Elisabeth Albertina of Saxe-Hildburghausen. In 1752, when she was eight years old, Sophie Charlotte’s father died. As princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, […]