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Georgian Food and Drink

Georgian Food and Drink Wrapping paper/poster WP124 Glasses filled with drinks they may have contained when made. At the beginning of the Georgian period ale, wine, gin, brandy, punch, milk and water were the drinks available. Gin was a poor … Continue reading

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Widcombe Christmas Craft Fair

Frederica Cards are once again exhibiting at the Widcombe Craft Fair, at St Matthew’s Church, Widcombe Hill, Bath BA2 6AA. We will have all our cards and wrapping paper designs available. The doors open at 10.30am on Saturday 22nd November. … Continue reading

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Hyacinth Bulbs

It is not too late to plant hyacinth bulbs in glass bulb vases. The best time to plant them is in September for Christmas flowering, however you could plant some now and they would almost certainly flower over the Christmas/New … Continue reading

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Ice and Flowers

Here we are deep in snow. Bath is looking lovely albeit it is almost impossible to go anywhere and it is really treacherous on foot. 3 cars were completely stuck in our lane this morning. The ice is like glass. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Before Christmas I listened to a radio programme in which a lady who worked for  the publisher Constable & Robinson Ltd was discussing the most popular books their company publishes. One of the most popular authors was called M. C. … Continue reading

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Carriages

Travelling in the Georgian period was dangerous and fraught with difficulties. You could travel either by land or road. For the very wealthy, in cities like Bath, you could hire a Sedan Chair. This was carried by two ‘Chairmen’ or … Continue reading

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New Designs for Autumn

  C240 – LONDON DEPARTMENT STORE This is one of several new cards from Frederica Cards Ltd. It shows the inside of Harding, Howell & Co’s London shop in 1809. This image is from Ackermann’s Repository of Arts, Literature and … Continue reading

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Olympics and Archery, Fencing and Boxing

The Olympics have come to a close. We were so lucky to have been allocated tickets for the Opening Ceremony at the first ballot. It was very exciting to actually be there and see the huge organisation and feel the … Continue reading

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New Cards

Two new cards for July 2012 and a new colourway for C166 – Collective Nouns for Animals. The Collective Nouns are from ‘The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England’ by Joseph Strutt which was first published in 1801, … Continue reading

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