Boxing in Regency

The Old One-Two: Boxing in Regency England by Regina Scott (image is of Jackson's Boxing Emporium)

Regency Shopping It's a Man's World

A Guy’s Guide to Regency Romance by David Nix Just as grunting, inappropriate scratching, and endless sports trivia long have been the domain of the…

They toil not indeed, nor indeed do they spin. Yet they never are idle when once they begin. But are very intent on increasing their store. And always keep shuffling & cutting for more, 1807

"They toil not indeed, nor indeed do they spin. Yet they never are idle when once they begin. But are very intent on increasing their store. And always keep shuffling cutting for more." gambling at cards was a popular upper class pastime.

Published by Aaron Martinet a fashionable couple play with a shuttlecock, watched by a couple and a man drinking at a table. c.1802 Battledore was originally the name given to a wooden bat used for beating clothes during washing in England.

Published by Aaron Martinet a fashionable couple play with a shuttlecock, watched by a couple and a man drinking at a table. Battledore was originally the name given to a wooden bat used for beating clothes during washing in England.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Jeanne-Geneviève Garnerin! On this day in 1799, Madame Garnerin became the first woman to (successfully) jump out of a balloon and land safely using a parachute, an invention of her husband. Mme. Garnerin, also believed to be the first woman to navigate a balloon sans monsiuer, retired from ballooning after her husband’s death. In later life, she joined her friend Marie-Thérèse Figueur, a decorated veteran of the Napoleonic Wars, in opening a re

Jeanne-Geneviève Garnerin: in Madame Garnerin became the first woman to (successfully) jump out of a balloon and land safely using a parachute, an invention of her husband. ~MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

Post Chaise "Yellow Bounder" from the Regency period

A "yellow bounder" (post-chaise) of the sort John and Caro use for the last leg of their journey. Note the bench in back and the postillions or "post-boys" riding the horses.

1802-12   Four ladies working on soft fabrics.   Hand-coloured etching.  Plate 27.       britishmuseum.org

Full: Front Plate four ladies working on soft fabrics. Hand-coloured etching © The Trustees of the British Museum

Le moulinet, or Practicing Quadrille dancing at home for fear of accidents at the ball, 1817. Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection 817.05.00.05+

Le moulinet, or Practicing Quadrille dancing at home for fear of accidents at the ball, Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

Late 18th Century Balloon.

Buyenlarge 'Ascension - Champ-de-Mars, 1810 French Illustration of Ballon Ascension' Graphic Art

1813 Velocipedes

Racing velopides/ dandy horses Only men are taking part but the ladies are keen lookers-on.

Midsummers Eve Feast, 1814

Researching Food History - Cooking and Dining: Midsummer Eve dining with newcomers

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