Category Archives: Eighteenth Century

In order to do the needful with the ladys

  Josiah Wedgwood on the value of celebrity endorsements In early 1765, through Lady Chetwynd, a lady in waiting with Staffordshire connections, an order came for a tea-set for Queen Charlotte …. He (Wedgwood) followed it up by sending a … Continue reading

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Eighteenth century lunacy

Review of Jenny Uglow The Lunar Men – the men who invented the 19th century. Continue reading

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