Tag: Assembly Room

19
Jul

Assembly Room – Roundup of Regency posts by Angelyn Schmid

Assembly Room – Roundup of Regency posts         Lady writing at desk

     by Angelyn Schmid

 

 

 

Spencer House circa 1800. Spencer House circa 1800. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

                  One of the few surviving neoclassical London palaces

– Spencer House:  http://bit.ly/OC3y1U

Cheryl’s on a roll with common English surnames: http://bit.ly/Q0bgck

 

Lady Jersey’s Osterley Park:  http://bit.ly/NzLkmQ

Aerial view of Osterley Park, London Aerial view of Osterley Park, London (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carlton House, Pall Mall London.

The pictures alone are almost hedonistic (and rather fine)
            – partying at Carlton House:       http://bit.ly/O3yImq
Regency side-saddle – a lady’s death-trap?  http://bit.ly/LmhigP
The mail coach in a thunderstorm on Newmarket ... The mail coach in a thunderstorm on Newmarket Heath, Suffolk, 1827                        (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mail coach bound for the West Country – one picture, so many stories:  http://bit.ly/LVje6h
The regulation of one’s conduct can be tedious – so many details:  http://bit.ly/LsevFS
Great Regency diarists – a wealth of personal information: http://bit.ly/Lht022
Lady Blessington and the Comte d’Orsay:  http://bit.ly/LthKih
The Marriage Settlement by Hogarth
More on marriage and laws of succession:  http://bit.ly/OIenRa
Angelyn
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15
Jun

Assembly Room – Roundup of Regency posts by Angelyn Schmid

Assembly Room – Roundup of Regency posts

        by Angelyn Schmid

Lady writing at desk

 

 

 

 

 

The prime minister’s assassin:  http://bit.ly/JSTJvw
1800 Punchbowl-Vauxhall 1800 Punchbowl-Vauxhall

Vauxhall on a punch bowl
 –I’ll have some of that, please:  http://bit.ly/K1JVB6
Regency portraiture: http://bit.ly/Mkl1vv
Law Courts Solicitors Law Courts Solicitors

Laws of succession  (and good advice to a certain contest judge): http://bit.ly/KuvwOv
Distinctions of a Regency dandy–notorious, effeminate or just plain slavish:  http://bit.ly/Jlq9mR
Not a blog post, but a book review on eye miniatures that were all the crack: http://bit.ly/KTcB0K
New characters from a Jane Austen world:  http://bit.ly/Mkmi5X
Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne

 Regency hotties
 (even the Lord Chancellor gets a vote):  http://bit.ly/Ka3TM0
Princess Amelia from The Georgian Era 1832 Princess Amelia from The Georgian Era 1832

                               Princess Amelia, Papa’s favorite:  http://bit.ly/MWs2HC
Love this table setting for dessert:  http://bit.ly/LekThH
In the mood for Jubilee, Regency style?  http://bit.ly/Nfd9hn
Brighton Pavilion The Steyne Front Brighton Pavilion The Steyne Front

Brighton Pavilion –   even Princess Lieven was astonished:  http://bit.ly/JrFWy5
She was appalled, I daresay, by these caricatures of the Regency waltz:  http://bit.ly/MOiQCD
1806 Thomas Rowlandson’s image of the waltz 1806 Thomas Rowlandson’s image of the waltz

Blog links collected by Angelyn Schmid, member of The Beau Monde. 
Like history?  Fall in love with it!  
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18
May

Assembly Room – Roundup of Regency posts by Angelyn Schmid

Assembly Room – A Roundup of Regency and other historical posts byAngelyn Schmid
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Foolscap and a cockscomb–it’s amazing what you’ll find in the Beau Monde archives, with thanks to The Regency Redingotehttp://bit.ly/JsU1P3

Regency mail (don’t you just love Susanna’s blog stationary?) http://bit.ly/IVW883

1803 Royal Mail

1803 Royal Mail

Observations from rural parts of the Regency (the book was so good I obtained a copy of my own!)  http://bit.ly/LNEhTP

Strange English dining customs and furniture  http://bit.ly/HxoXso

Petticoats in the Regency era – a Suzy Love special:  http://bit.ly/LNFk6f

English breakfast (marmalade, yum — pickled herring, not so much): http://bit.ly/KYsOi3

Servants (a great overview — puts one in mind of Heyer’s spying servant Finglass in Cotillion) http://bit.ly/JBnFyR

The Capote bonnet:  http://bit.ly/HXzoqb

Capote Bonnet

William Wilberforce:  http://bit.ly/HVBHJ8

The Antrobus travelling chariot (and some lovely pictures besides!)  http://bit.ly/IupT5e

25
Mar

ASSEMBLY ROOM – Round-up of Regency and historical posts

ASSEMBLY ROOM – Round-up of Regency and historical posts          Assembly Room

         by Angelyn Schmid

Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte – part two:  http://bit.ly/yMHTj3
Regency Velocipede (now isn’t that dandy?):  http://bit.ly/w0mKw7
The Regency figure – more Reubens than sylph? http://bit.ly/AnKRJt
Boxing and the Sweet Science http://bit.ly/wS3D8v and http://bit.ly/GCRXjq
Mudlarking in the Thames http://bit.ly/GCVzyH
The Empress Josephine’s gowns http://bit.ly/xxVtBU
Machine made net and gauze – who knew? http://bit.ly/zhhj8K
Sir William Knighton – Regency Physician http://bit.ly/wDBK6v
The British calvary and its reputation http://bit.ly/zyrolc
It’s what started the Regency – King George III’s illness http://bit.ly/wpqhYU
The English Turnpike system http://bit.ly/zJeAHW
 Shooting grouse http://bit.ly/GARaPe
Just in time for Nationals – the Regency costume shoe http://bit.ly/GAWp4S
Angelyn
Like history?  Fall in love with it!  Check out my blog at www.angelynschmid.com on history and romance.
5
Mar

ASSEMBLY ROOM – Round-up of Regency and historical posts

ASSEMBLY ROOM – Round-up of Regency and historical posts –  March 2012

Group dancing formally black coated gentlemen

Almack's Assembly Room 1805-1825

 

Lighting in the Georgian period – so that’s where snot comes from: http://historicalromanceuk.blogspot.com/

How they numbered houses: http://bit.ly/yk3l7c
Regency weather: http://bit.ly/y52PQq
Regency textbooks (that Lesley-Anne McLeod is a clever girl): http://bit.ly/ytjtTS
Parlor games at http://bit.ly/zu0G41 and a game of whist from Kristen http://bit.ly/vZjA1x which you can practice here:http://aol.it/dviWWK
Oh, I should like to go to the Vauxhall Gardens: http://bit.ly/AyrlfJ  if I can’t go on the Grand Tour: http://bit.ly/xGPzba
VauxhallGardensByRowlandson

Vauxhall Gardens By Rowlandson

How did your hero’s Mama come to name him that: http://bit.ly/yT9XHw
Some lovely Coronation costumes here: http://bit.ly/yclhO0
Vera’s post on Regency tropes is a hoot: http://bit.ly/AtC1h6
Gasp! Byron behaving badly: http://bit.ly/gmIzGq
The Assembly room is collected by Angelyn Schmid
 my blog at www.angelynschmid.com  Twitter @angelynschmid
2
Feb

ASSEMBLY ROOM – Round-up of Regency and historical posts

1805-1825 Almack's Assembly Room

1805-1825 Almack's Assembly Room

ASSEMBLY ROOM – Round-up of Regency and historical posts

          by The Beau Monde member Angelyn Schmid.

These caps are adorable:  http://bit.ly/yoWl8G
Adorable caps from Rose Lerner

Adorable caps from Rose Lerner

A birthday cake for Jane Austen: http://bit.ly/uj4t3p
It’s that time of year–cough and cold remedies of the Regency:  http://bit.ly/bLQ109
Which Jane Austen heroine are you?  http://bit.ly/zPgOXs
Mothers in Jane Austen:  http://bit.ly/yRLvDA
Barrel Knot Cravat  

Barrel Knot Cravat

Three ways to tie a cravat and one pic of a glorious Captain Wentworth (sigh):         http://bit.ly/wptAgE
Regency practices:  enclosure – http://bit.ly/xJWVbs
Mansfield Park:  what’s in a name? http://bit.ly/zZIVSW
Mansfield Park’s Mrs. Norris – villain or just annoying?  http://bit.ly/zISyIq
Courtship Couple

Courtship Couple

         Regency courtship:  http://bit.ly/zmuQwD
Regency theater:  http://bit.ly/ysAlgX
Inside Drury Lane Theatre

Inside Drury Lane Theatre

Jane Austen water colour by her sister

Jane Austen water colour by her sister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amusing personals from the newspaper:  http://bit.ly/z8xuVy

 

Jane Austen’s primer on the Napoleonic wars:  http://bit.ly/wTljcj

Angelyn
Like history?  Fall in love with it!  Check out my blog at www.angelynschmid.com on history and romance.
9
Jan

ASSEMBLY ROOM – Round-up of Regency and historical posts

1805-1825 Almack's Assembly Room

1805-1825 Almack's Assembly Room

FROM OUR ASSEMBLY ROOM – Round-up of Regency and historical posts

The Beau Monde is pleased to present lots more great Regency links for you to try.

Title page from La Belle Assemblée or, Bell's ...

La Belle Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We could always use more Ackerman’s for Regency fashion: http://ekduncan.blogspot.com/2011/07/regency-era-fashions ackermanns_03.html

La Belle Assemblee – check out these marvelous hats:  http://blog.mikerendell.com/?p=1562#comment-207

What would Hyde Park be without the Serpentine?  http://www.candicehern.com/regency_today.htm

Hyde Park by Camille Pissarro, 1890, showing t...

Hyde Park

Christmas is not yet over–in the Regency: http://impulsivehearts.wordpress.com/2012/01/03/a-regency-primer-on-twelfth-night-wassailing/#comment-4302
Is this truly a Jane Austen poem?  http://sharpelvessociety.blogspot.com/2011/12/jane-austens-stealth-poem-to-8-year-old.html
More Regency fashion on a post with an adorable name: http://roselerner.tumblr.com/post/15311866981/omgthatdress-dress-1810-the-victoria-albert
A tongue-in-cheek post on craft by the companion to her ladyship of Holmeshire: http://indiejane.org/2012/01/writing-historical-fiction-simplified-for-the-first-time-author/
These links are collected by The Beau Monde member, Angelyn Schmid.
Like history?  Fall in love with it!
Check out my blog at www.angelynschmid.com on history and romance.
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