1810 ca.   Mahogany Library Book Stand. Sothebys.com                                      suzilove.com

A Regency mahogany library book stand circa 1810

1750 ca.  Season Ticket for Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens.                britishmuseum.org                            suzilove.com

Shape Season Ticket for Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Silver ticket for entry to a pleasure garden.

1822 French Chefs. Costumes of cooks from different eras.  suzilove.com

cooks Marie-Antoine Carême on the right.

1800 ca.  18ct Turquoise Quizzing Glass.  Double sided three color gold.

Late Georgian quizzing glass or "quizzer" in three colors of gold set with turquoise cabochons.

1808   Woman street vendor selling salop.

This 1808 image of an old vendor woman selling salop in London seems simple at first glance. Created by William H Pyne for The Costumes of Great Britain (one of 60 beautifully produced hand-colored.

Quizzing Glass:  Single lens on a handheld stem which has been made into a fashion accessory, a quizzer.

Quizzing Glass: n. a single lens on a hand held stem which has been made into a fashion accessory;

Regency Dress, Regency Era, Country Dance, Ballroom Dancing, Fashion Plates, 18th Century, Georgette Heyer, Jane Austen, Etiquette

1800-1820 ca.  Quizzing Glass in a green case, France.

Quizzing Glass in a green case, France.

Typical Regency Era Light Meal.  Brawn, Mustard and Cress, Bread, Hot Rolls, Oysters and Bacon, Kidneys, Eggs, Butter. Photo editing by suzilove.com   From: 1882  Warne’s Model Housekeeper, London.

Typical Regency Era Light Meal. Brawn, Mustard and Cress, Bread, Hot Rolls, Oysters and Bacon, Kidneys, Eggs, Butter. Photo editing by suzilove.com From: 1882 Warne’s Model Housekeeper, London.

Historic Food: Game . Photo editing by suzilove.com   From 1861 Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management, London. via Google Books (PD-100)

Historic Food: Game . Photo editing by suzilove.com From 1861 Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management, London. via Google Books (PD-100)

Historic Food: Dinner Spread A la Russe,  With Plateau Of Looking Glass and a Fountain.  Photo editing by suzilove.com   From: 1882  Warne’s Model Housekeeper, London.

Warne's Model Housekeeper 1882 A Table Spread for Dinner Poster Print x

1809   Guildhall and Court of King's Bench.   London, UK. Engraving from Microcosm Of London by Thomas Rowlandson  and Augustus Charles Pugin after John Bluck. Plate 42, Volume 2.  (PD-ART)  suzilove.com

Guildhall, Court of the King's Bench, from The Microcosm of London, 1809

1809  May.        Chemist  Advertisement, English.                                                                       Price and Co. Chemists and Druggists. From Rudolph Ackermann’s 'The Repository'.                         suzilove.com

Advertisement for Price and Co. Chemists and Druggists from Ackermann’s Repository of Arts May 1809

1831   London Docks Looking West.  Engraved by M. J. Starling. Jones and Co., Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square, London.   suzilove.com

Regency Ramble: The London of the Ton - Part V Thames River Police

1820  The West India Docks. From: Topographical and Historical Description by Edward Wedlake Brayley. via Google Books (PD-150)  suzilove.com

1820 The West India Docks. From: Topographical and Historical Description by Edward Wedlake Brayley. via Google Books (PD-150) suzilove.com

19th Century. Sursanga, India.  Wood, pearl, ivory. Height: 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm) Width: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)  Chordophone Lute plucked.  Credit: Gift of Miss Alice Getty, 1946.   via Metropolitan Museum New York City, U.S.A.  metmuseum.org  suzilove.com

Richly decorated musical instruments such as this sursanga were often given as gifts and used for display or wall decorations. This instrument is painted in the Mysore style and the belly depicts both Ganesha and Sarasvati

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