Monthly Archives: August 2010

Good Ton — The Traditional Regency Resource

I have had a link to Good Ton in my sidebar since I first began publishing The Regency Redingote, more than two years ago. But I have been remiss in not posting a review of the site here until now. … Continue reading

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The Hedge or Topiary Maze

This is the last in my series of articles on mazes. I have saved the best for last, as this article is about hedge mazes, many times the charming setting of a romantic tryst in a Regency novel. And coming … Continue reading

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Idiosyncrasies of Regency Paper-Hangings — Cleaning

Last week, I wrote about the idiosyncrasies which were typical with the installation of paper-hangings during the Regency. This week I am going to tell you about the idiosyncrasies regarding the cleaning of paper-hangings during the Regency. Today, most wallpapers … Continue reading

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Idiosyncrasies of Regency Paper-Hangings — Installation

This is the next in my series on paper-hangings and how they were used during the Regency. This week I want to tell you about some of the curious installation practices which were commonly employed with Regency paper-hangings. Practices that … Continue reading

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