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In the Renaissance Manner

Have you ever wondered how table manners have evolved over the centuries? Take a look at this edifying piece from the Smithsonian blog ‘Food & Think’ where even the history of the humble fork is examined in detail Read more

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The Decorator’s Companion, 1841

We have spent delightful hours pouring over this well preserved guide to the art of paint finishes in the home. Published over 150 years ago, it aimed to provide ‘A Complete Treatise on the… the Art of House Painting, Graining and Marbling.’ Read more

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