Monthly Archives: April 2015

Calling Cards for Georgiana Molloy nee Kennedy

  The calling cards used in Britain in the 1800’s were very practical items for social visits. On arrival a visitor would provide a card for the staff to take to the host. This allowed the host to decide if … Continue reading

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The Silver Thimble

Georgiana’s thimble is a very personal item and she would have taken great care in choosing it, as it needed to fit snugly as feel just right. She would have used it constantly while sewing new garments for her family; … Continue reading

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