Donate and Make it Happen!
We invite you to donate to the fund to make this wonderful project - to make the online FILM and internet project.
Australian donors: Your donnation can become a tax deduction via the Documentary Australia Foundation - DAF.
It takes only 5 mins to DONATE
to Georgiana Molloy
on the DAF page:
CopyrightResearch and education use is encouraged, with correct references - www.georgianamolloy.com.au by Jag Films, Margaret River, Western Australia. Copyright permission must be sought for publishing and commercial use.
Category Archives: Workbox and Memorabilia
Ribbons found in Georgiana’s Workbox: It seems these types of ribbons were mainly used to keep a bond of deep affection between people, either romantic or kindred. The longer phrase of “See this and remember me” was often created on … Continue reading
It was exciting to see the gold locket laying in the bottom of the Sewing/Workbox amongst Georgiana’s memorabilia. How do we know it is hers? There is no certainty… but it seems all of her things were kept together … Continue reading
Hope we can get some clues as to what this item is or does! Please let us know your ideas. There are 4 items tied together with black fabric. 1. the brass dome shape with flat base 2. the brass … Continue reading
An intriguing piece of paper with the words “Incense from Rome” contains a roll of red wool fabric used for sewing needles. Any ideas about these words? I have seen rolls of fabric online like this, which also holds a … Continue reading
Georgiana’s sewing needles in a small green leather wallet. In the Regency period I am not sure if this was called a wallet or purse. Note to Friends and Subscribers: We have just changed to a new mail out system … Continue reading
This sewing sampler would have been a studious undertaking for Georgiana (Georgiana Kennedy, as she was then) in 1821. As Georgiana was born in 1805, this would mean she was 16 years of age when she stitched her name and … Continue reading
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
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