Adelaide Magnolia Letter 13 – Clandestine Marriages
Gretna Green and Reputations
Smuggling Out, or Starting for Gretna Green. Etching print. Rowlandson, T; Schütz, HT. 1798. Courtesy of the M...
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 11 – St. James Street
St. James Street and White’s
St. James Street. James McNeill Whistler 1878. Courtesy of Metropolitan Museum of Art.
St. James S...
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 10 – Regency Balls and Marriage
A Ball at Scarborough. Thomas Rowland. 1820. Courtesy of Yale Center for British Art
Balls held a significant role...
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 9 – Marriage and Masquerades
“The Weddings”, from The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith. Art: Thomas Rowland 1817. Courtesy of TheMet
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 8 – Holidays
Brighton and the Royal Pavilion
Chain Pier at Brighton. John Bruce c. 1830. Courtesy of Yale Center for British Art.
When the ri...
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 6 – British Folk Songs
British Folk Songs
Scan of “Barbara Allan” pg. 142 from Forget Me Not Songster, 1840. New York: Nafis & Cornish. Courtesy Internet Arc...
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 7 – Jane Austen
Portrait of Jane Austen. Cassandra Austen 1810. Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery
Born 16 December 1775 in H...
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 5 – Conquerors and Composers
Battle of Waterloo
The Battle of Waterloo: General Advance of the British Lines. 1816. Denis Dighton. Courtesy of the Royal Collection
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 4 – To See and Be Seen
Almack’s and the Waltz
The First Quadrille at Almack’s, 1892. From The Reminiscences and Reflections of Captain Gronow. Pub: J.C. Nimmo, Lo...
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 3 – Entertaining Society
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron. Richard Westall, 1813. Courtesy of National Portrait Gallery (London)
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 2 – Mrs. Rowden and Napoleon
Mrs. Rowden’s School
22 Hans Place, London, Google, 2022, Accessed 9/22/2022
“Give a girl an education, and introduce her proper...
Adelaide Magnolia Letter 1 – “Bridge” the Past and Present
The Opening of Waterloo Bridge seen from Whitehall Stairs, June 18 1817, oil on canvas, by John Constable. Courtesy of the Tate Britain, Londo...
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