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More than a century after it left the royal household, five years after Queen Victoria’s death in 1901, a travelling mahogany bed used by the monarch has been acquired by Historic Royal Palaces (HRP). The relic is set to feature at a May exhibition marking the bicentenary of the Queen’s birth.  Auctioneer Andrew Aldridge, from Henry Aldridge & Son auctioneers in Devizes, Wiltshire, described the collapsible single bed as a ‘heavy and sturdy’ item. Made...

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Through the many developing periods of the handmade trade of English furniture, the period that saw the development of the Arts & Crafts movements is one of the most interesting and well documented. English furniture making has a long and illustrious heritage. Entirely hand-made furniture came from the workshop until the advent of the industrial revolution of the mid-19th century and it was not long until a grow degree of mechanisation reached both large and...

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LINLEY furniture and giftware company is going from strength to strength, holding skill and heritage of British craftsmanship in high esteem.  When many companies are playing it safe and simply riding out the financial storm, LINLEY is aiming high, making a new name for British craftsmanship. Major shareholder Jamie Edmiston said, ‘There is no doubt that LINLEY is one of the great British brands, however, I firmly believe there is enormous potential to grow the...

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