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Museum Exhibit Pix

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Chatter - Anything and everything' started by crinolinegirl, Oct 6, 2004.

  1. crinolinegirl

    crinolinegirl Alumni

    Went to Belgrave Hall today to take pix so here they are!

    Ground Floor: the 1900 to 1920 corsets, corset advertising/ ephemera and corset & crinoline stereoview photos.

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    1st Floor:
    Master Bedroom . 1820- 1870 items.
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    Parlour:
    1870- 1900 corsets, bustles.

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    2nd floor:
    Maid's Room:
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    Nursery: 1864- 1913 maternity corsets, baby and kid's corsets and girl's hoops.

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    Beautiful Belgrave Hall:
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    Lei
     
  2. pastperfect2

    pastperfect2 Alumni +

    Beautiful! It all looks great!
    That black coset is to die for ,as is the red one.
    Hollis
     
  3. Wow!! Really fabulous things!!!! Like Hollis, I love the black one, it looks spectacular in the display next to the black advertising mirror.
     
  4. crinolinegirl

    crinolinegirl Alumni

    I must agree with you both, the black one is my fav out of my collection too :)
    The mirror is the original advertising mirror for it too!

    Lei
     
  5. I meant to ask you Lei, are the other items in the exhibit (advertisments, etc.) all yours also????
     
  6. Jonathan

    Jonathan VFG Member

    Looks great Lei! You have amassed some really fine pieces. I love that garnet satin corset... let me know when you put it up for sale on eBay!...
     
  7. bigchief

    bigchief Alumni

    Lei - everything looks fabulous - just perfect! I especially love the black corset with the mirror - what a wonderful tableau.

    Hats (and corsets!) off to you!

    :)

    Carolyn
     
  8. artizania

    artizania Alumni +

    Yea!!!! Took a second look - and do I recognise that there corset cover in images 9 & 11 in the main bedroom!!!! :)

    Fabulous exhibition Lei - wish I could get to see it!
     
  9. crinolinegirl

    crinolinegirl Alumni

    >and do I recognise that there corset cover in images 9 & 11 in the main bedroom!!!!

    LOL, I ran out of chemises so I had to use the corset covers as chemises ;) The silk one is just out of the picture in the big display case on the ground floor, I paired it up with my 1920 cluny lace corset.

    Lei
     
  10. crinolinegirl

    crinolinegirl Alumni

    >I meant to ask you Lei, are the other items in the exhibit (advertisments, etc.) all yours also????

    The massive ones hanging up were the museum's from an old exhibit they had in the 80's but the small ones displayed with the corsets are mine as are the stereoview photos. Some of my ads are originals and some are photoscopies of ads in my collection which are too fragile to keep out.
    The museum laminated the copies for free too!! whoo hoo!

    Lei
     
  11. crinolinegirl

    crinolinegirl Alumni

    Jonathan, the satin corste is ALL MINE!! :D That one almost went missing with Parcelfroce last August. They never tried to deliver it to me and then had the nerve to send me a letter a month later saying they were sending it back if I didn't come to collect it within 7 days. To rub salt in my wounds, I got charged £50 duty too!

    The turn of the century ladies riding underpants with the built in corselet I bought from you last year are also on display too :)

    Lei
     
  12. Jonathan

    Jonathan VFG Member

    I forgot you got those from me...
     
  13. Is the black one the one you came back with from vacation!

    Oh wow! I wish i could have been there! thanks for the pics so we can live vicariously!
     
  14. dibs2002

    dibs2002 Registered Guest

    Wow Lei - what a gorgeous exhibit! I love the way they have the bedrooms done up, it looks so inviting.

    Deb
     

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