Category Archives: Sir John Soane Museum

Sir John Soane’s Museum – Lincoln Inn Fields, London

I have just enjoyed a special weekend in London, spent with some dear friends from Australia.  We had limited time, but I could think of no better place to take them than to the Sir John Soane’s Museum in London.  … Continue reading

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Museum-fest

Yesterday I enjoyed a real ‘museum-fest’: I went to visit the Sir John Soane Museum and the British Museum in London. The Soane Museum was as fantastic as ever – not least, the fabulous sarcophagus of the 19th dynasty Pharaoh Seti l. … Continue reading

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Adorned by Egypt – Egypt in Arts and Crafts – Chris Elliott

Chris Elliot, of Egypt in England began his comprehensive lecture with Egyptian themes in Roman mosaics & frescoes and carried on with a general tour of influences on our own Arts and Crafts movement. Further afield, Piranesi decorated the English … Continue reading

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