Group    From 1803 

Royal Carriage Department

Categories: Craft / Design

The Royal Brass Foundry in Woolwich was already producing carriages as well as guns but in 1803-5 a building dedicated to carriages was constructed - see picture. John's Military History, the source of our photo, also provides some details on the activities in this building.  

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Royal Carriage Department

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Benvenuto Cellini

Benvenuto Cellini

Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous autobiography and poetry.

Person, Art, Craft / Design, Literature, Music / songs, Poetry, Sculpture, Italy

2 memorials
J. R. Clayton

J. R. Clayton

Born John Richard Clayton. In partnership with Alfred Bell (1832–95) ran a commercially successful stained glass workshop.

Person, Craft / Design, Sculpture

1 memorial
Penfold pillar boxes

Penfold pillar boxes

Designed by John Penfold. They are distinguished by their hexagonal shape, with an acanthus bud on top. The originals were made by Cochrane & Co of Dudley, Worcestershire, and later replicas by...

Place, Craft / Design

1 memorial
John Stephen

John Stephen

Founder of Carnaby Street as world centre for men's fashion in the 1960s. From Glasgow. The V&A hold his archive.

Person, Commerce, Craft / Design, Scotland

1 memorial
The Potteries and the Piggeries

The Potteries and the Piggeries

A notorious Victorian slum in Kensington. From the late 18th century this was an area where bricks were made to supply nearby construction sites.  As London was developed agricultural activities w...

Place, Craft / Design, Property

1 memorial