What a remarkable place! What a remarkable man, son of a Bricklayer (b. 1753) Sir John Soane, Architect turned out to be! There are also drawings, prints, furniture, clocks and of course books … the list is endless! What a great time Soane must have had collecting them all. He was continually building onContinue reading “Buy one; get another, then another until eventually you get the Sir John Soane’s Museum”
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Crafty Old Sugar!
I was watching a programme today which featured the Bowes Museum in County Durham. The exhibition was about Sugarcraft as a sculptural medium. I never realised that this craft was so old. Apparently it was featured in the household of Princesse de Lamballe, Marie Therese Louise de Savoie-Carignan (1749-92) who was a favouriteContinue reading “Crafty Old Sugar!”