Category: 18thcentury

Well, it’s been a long time since I&rsqu…

Well, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy! Amongst other projects, here is a 1790’s Royal Navy midshipman’s coat I have made.

I have just finished binding this 1740’s…

I have just finished binding this 1740’s edition of A Treatise of The Operations of Surgery.

18th century linen outfit with winged cuffs, b…

18th century linen outfit with winged cuffs, based on Janet Arnold “Patterns of Fashion 1″. My costuming page Il Fiore Nero Costumery. Photos by Letizia Taschetta. 

A few of the guys and I put on a Georgian banq…

A few of the guys and I put on a Georgian banquet this month as part of a training weekend. Great spread!

Charity shop find of the day. A blue and whit…

Charity shop find of the day.

A blue and white porcelain tea bowl.

It’s not 100% right but it will make for a lovely piece for my coffee house.

I’ve just painted this large white bowl …

I’ve just painted this large white bowl with a Delft style design of around the 1770’s.

It will serve as a punch bowl in my coffee house.

Currently looking at a few silver ladles on eBay which would finish this set off beautifully.

Your Servant,

Mr. Radford

I’ve been busy! A 1780’s frock coat of beauti…

I’ve been busy!

A 1780’s frock coat of beautiful dove grey wool.

The bulk of the coat is now complete and I’m just working on the adornments like these death head buttons.

Met this lil’ dingus at an event last we…

Met this lil’ dingus at an event last week.

18th century lower classes reenactment, 2017. …

18th century lower classes reenactment, 2017. All photos by Stefania Gusatto. 

Jacket from Janet Arnold “Patterns of Fashion 1″ and inspired by Outlander show. 

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I recently painted up these cheap porcelain te…

I recently painted up these cheap porcelain tea bowls, from eBay.

They’ll make a nice addition to the display.

Hoping to paint something bigger, maybe a punch bowl.