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Georgian Nosegays

The Gold State Coach was built in 1762 and has been used at the coronation of every British monarch since George IV.

The Gold State Coach was built in 1762 and has been used at the coronation of every British monarch since George IV.

Alexander Roslin, "Portrait of a French lady, (Mademoiselle de Bionville) [Detail]", 1780.

Alexander Roslin, "Portrait of a French lady, (Mademoiselle de Bionville) [Detail]", 1780.

John Francis Rigaud, 1742–1810, French, active in Britain (from 1771), Captain Vincenzo Lunardi with his Assistant George Biggin, and Mrs. Letitia Anne Sage, in a Balloon, 1785, Oil on copper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

John Francis Rigaud, 1742–1810, French, active in Britain (from 1771), Captain Vincenzo Lunardi with his Assistant George Biggin, and Mrs. Letitia Anne Sage, in a Balloon, 1785, Oil on copper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Marie Suzanne Giroust Roslin, "Self-portrait", c. 1775.

Marie Suzanne Giroust Roslin, "Self-portrait", c. 1775.

Rt. Hon. Sir John Rushout by Godfrey Kneller, 1716 - Sir John Rushout, 4th Baronet (1685 –1775) was a British politician & long-serving Member of Parliament, eventually serving as Father of the House. Sir John was the fourth son of Sir James Rushout, 1st Baronet & inherited the baronetcy upon the death of his nephew in 1711. He was educated at Eton, and from 1710 on he was Captain in the Horse Guards for two years.

Rt. Hon. Sir John Rushout by Godfrey Kneller, 1716 - Sir John Rushout, 4th Baronet (1685 –1775) was a British politician & long-serving Member of Parliament, eventually serving as Father of the House. Sir John was the fourth son of Sir James Rushout, 1st Baronet & inherited the baronetcy upon the death of his nephew in 1711. He was educated at Eton, and from 1710 on he was Captain in the Horse Guards for two years.

From Gil Schafer's Instagram (May 2017). The new terrace railings at Monticello, built to replicate Jefferson's original design, in his original color, are finally complete.

From Gil Schafer's Instagram (May 2017). The new terrace railings at Monticello, built to replicate Jefferson's original design, in his original color, are finally complete.

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